Author pitrou
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Date 2012-12-08.20:58:03
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> > People should simply avoid doing this kind of thing, as it's
> > knowingly fragile, and trivial to avoid anyway.
> Is this documented in the C API guide, or somewhere else?

I don't think so, but it's common C wisdom that you shouldn't pass
arguments which have side effects to a macro, except if you are sure the
macro allows it.

> In any case, notifying people so they can quickly check their code
> seems much nicer than having them figure this out the hard way.

I see it as a double-edged sword: if we start adding a warning for this
macro, people will expect us to do it for every other macro, which we
aren't doing right now.
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