[Stackless] [bug] frame.f_back is frame

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Sun Jan 18 05:03:21 CET 2004


Christopher Armstrong wrote:

> Twisted's twisted.python.failure.Failure object does a lot of 
> introspecting with frames. It walks back the stack with the f_back 
> attribute of frame objects. In regular Python, this eventually 
> terminates with f_back being None, but apparently stackless's baseframe 
> object is "terminating" it by pointing f.f_back at itself, so creating a 
> Failure object is going in an infinite loop while Failure waits for 
> f_back to be None.
> 
> Any chance of getting this fixed?

Oh, this was sort-of a shortcut to make certain things eqasier.
But if Twisted dislikes it, I will try to revert that.

ciao - chris

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