Guido rethinking removal of cmp from sort method

Lie Ryan lie.1296 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 15:35:14 CEST 2011


On 04/04/11 19:34, Antoon Pardon wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 01, 2011 at 10:21:33PM -0400, Terry Reedy wrote:
>>
>> rewriting cmp_to_key in C is underway
>>
>> http://bugs.python.org/issue11707
>>
> Nice to know! Any chance this wil get into 2.7.x?

Python 2.7 still have list.sort(cmp=...)/sorted(cmp=...), so cmp_to_key
is not much use there. Just pass your comparison function to the cmp
argument.



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