[Python-Dev] 'continue'/'break'/'return' inside 'finally' clause

Neil Schemenauer nas-python at arctrix.com
Tue Jan 2 15:31:49 EST 2018

Serhiy Storchaka <storchaka at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently 'break' and 'return' are never used inside 'finally'
> clause in the stdlib.

See the _recv_bytes() function:

Lib/multiprocessing/connection.py: 316

> I would want to see a third-party code that uses them.

These are the only ones I found so far:

./gevent/src/gevent/libev/corecffi.py: 147
./gevent/src/gevent/threadpool.py: 226

I have an AST walker script that finds them.



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