Possibly Pythonic Tail Call Optimization (TCO/TRE)

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jul 16 01:34:51 CEST 2015


On 15/07/2015 23:34, Gregory Ewing wrote:
> Mark Lawrence wrote:
>> IIRC the realms of the C setjmp and longjmp.
>
> Not really the same thing. A longjmp chops the stack
> back, whereas a tail call avoids putting something on
> the stack to begin with.
>

Thanks for that :)

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