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Author amaury.forgeotdarc
Recipients amaury.forgeotdarc, jcea, vstinner
Date 2008-09-18.16:10:20
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> > Not only in these functions, but anywhere "dummy=" is followed by a
> > Py_XDECREF(dummy);
> Please, clarify this. I don't see your point.

If dummy is NULL, a pending exception has been set (with PyErr_SetString
or another similar function). If you simply ignore this, your function
will return a valid object, but PyErr_Occurred() returns True. This is
not correct and will fail in subtle ways (like with gc.collect()); in
debug mode, a message "XXX undetected error" is printed.
You must either clear the exception, or return NULL from your function.
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2008-09-18 16:10:22amaury.forgeotdarcsetrecipients: + amaury.forgeotdarc, jcea, vstinner
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2008-09-18 16:10:21amaury.forgeotdarclinkissue3885 messages
2008-09-18 16:10:21amaury.forgeotdarccreate