const for bytecode optimization...
skip at mojam.com
Fri Feb 11 21:52:29 CET 2000
Michael> The time machines strikes again (and again and again ...). The
Michael> variable you are looking for exists.
Michael> It is called __debug__:
I'll expand briefly on what Michael said:
1. When compiling to bytecodes with the optimize flag, no code is generated
in an if __debug__.
2. When not optimizing the assert statement byte compiles to an if __debug__
construct as well.
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