cdv test failures
andrew at canonical.com
Fri May 26 07:50:45 BST 2006
On Thu, May 25, 2006 at 09:27:55PM -0500, John Arbash Meinel wrote:
> Martin Pool wrote:
> > Is it even possible to override something called __helper? I would have
> > thought mangling meant it always called the original implementation.
> > +1 for this patch. One comment - since you're overriding it, perhaps
> > you should use a better name than __helper -- even just
> > _find_matching_blocks.
> I was surprised to see it work as well. But it definitely did. I always
> thought that with the mangling the parent would always call its own
Your subclass has the same name as the parent class, doesn't it? In that case,
the mangling of your __helper will be identical to the mangling of the parent's
__helper, so the overriding magically works, even though it's a
That's a bit tricky, and worth a comment in the subclass...
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