[Doc-SIG] hotshot example code doesn't work

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Wed Jan 3 00:14:32 CET 2007

Brian Cole wrote:
>I hope this is the appropriate place to post about a python
>documentation bug. The hotshot example code is slightly wrong:
>This peice of code will not work (anymore?):

It works for me in python 2.4.3.

>benchtime, stones = prof.runcall(test.pystone.pystones)
>It will raise this error:
>TypeError: unpack non-sequence
>The documentation for "runcall" says that the return is the return
>from the function. Not a two item tuple.

That's right, but the return from test.pystone.pystones() is a 2-tuple.

>I also noticed while subscribing to this list that the entire
>subscriber list is open to the public:
>Can you disable this please? Otherwise I will need to unsubscribe shortly.

If it was open, it's been fixed. Currently it's only available to the
list admin.

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