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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
A turning point for GNU libc
Posted Mar 28, 2012 17:45 UTC (Wed) by slashdot (guest, #22014)
Posted Mar 28, 2012 17:48 UTC (Wed) by Cyberax (✭ supporter ✭, #52523)
Posted Mar 28, 2012 21:45 UTC (Wed) by dashesy (subscriber, #74652)
Posted Mar 28, 2012 18:25 UTC (Wed) by arjan (subscriber, #36785)
but yes, that's one of the options, and as default behavior it's not all that bad (it means you can have a crash dump collector detect it and send it to the developer team).
Just it's also a death-sentence kind of API, you also want a variant which is "try to see if it fits, but if it doesn't let me know and I'll handle it gracefully"....
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