[Python-ideas] Importing orphaned bytecode files (was: disabling .pyc and .pyo files)

geremy condra debatem1 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 00:04:08 CET 2009


> In a perfect world I would make pyc/pyo files completely optional and only
> an optimization that could not work w/o the corresponding source. But in a
> backwards-compatible, paranoid world I would make it an opt-in flag to
> ignore lone pyc/pyo files. I am +10 on the former and +1 on the latter.
> -Brett

FWIW, I'm in about the same boat here.

As a somewhat tangential question, is anybody aware of any python3
projects for which requiring source would be an issue?

Geremy Condra



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