[Python-Dev] Unexpected bytecode difference

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 19:07:45 EST 2018

On Fri, Jan 19, 2018 at 7:01 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> Presumably because Python 3 switched to wordcode. Applying dis.dis() to
> these code objects results in the same output.
>>>> dis.dis(c)
>           0 LOAD_NAME           0 (0)
>           3 RETURN_VALUE

I expected these changes to be documented at
<https://docs.python.org/3/library/dis.html>, but the EXTENDED_ARG
section, for example, is the same in the 2 and 3 versions and says
that the default argument is two bytes.

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