[ANN] astng 0.14
sylvain.thenault at logilab.fr
Tue Jan 10 15:59:37 CET 2006
I'm pleased to announce the new 0.14 version of astng. This release mainly
provides some major internal and api changes to have a richer model and a
start for static inference on ast nodes.
What's new ?
* some major inference improvments and refactoring ! The drawback is
the introduction of some non backward compatible change in the API
but it's imho much cleaner and powerful now :)
* new boolean property .newstyle on Class nodes (implements #10073)
* new .import_module method on Module node to help in .resolve
* .instance_attrs has list of assignments to instance attribute
dictionary as value instead of one
* added missing GenExprIf and GenExprInner nodes, and implements
as_string for each generator expression related nodes
* specifically catch KeyboardInterrupt to reraise it in some places
* fix so that module names are always absolute
* fix .resolve on package where a subpackage is imported in the
* fix a bug regarding construction of Function node from living object
with realier version of python 2.4
* fix a NameError on Import and From self_resolve method
* fix a bug occuring when building an astng from a living object with
* lint fixes
What is astng ?
The aim of this module is to provide a common base representation of
python source code for projects such as pychecker, pyreverse,
pylint... Well, actually the development of this library is essentialy
governed by pylint's needs.
It extends class defined in the compiler.ast  module with some
additional methods and attributes. Instance attributes are added by a
builder object, which can either generate extended ast (let's call
them astng ;) by visiting an existant ast tree or by inspecting living
object. Methods are added by monkey patching ast classes.
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