[Python-Dev] Idle breakage

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 30 Jun 2000 18:02:50 -0500

> confirmed.  SRE implements $ exactly as described in
> the library reference, RE doesn't ;-)

All this is done to match what Perl does. :-(

> patch coming within 30 minutes.

Saw it.  Thanks!

But I still get warnings in IDLE:

Failed to load extension 'ParenMatch'
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "../Tools/idle/EditorWindow.py", line 529, in load_standard_extensions
  File "../Tools/idle/EditorWindow.py", line 539, in load_extension
    mod = __import__(name, globals(), locals(), [])
  File "/projects/python/develop/guido/src/Tools/idle/ParenMatch.py", line 15, in ?
    import PyParse
  File "/projects/python/develop/guido/src/Tools/idle/PyParse.py", line 14, in ?
    _synchre = re.compile(r"""
  File "./../Lib/sre.py", line 54, in compile
    return _compile(pattern, flags)
  File "./../Lib/sre.py", line 86, in _compile
    p = sre_compile.compile(pattern, flags)
  File "./../Lib/sre_compile.py", line 217, in compile
    _compile(code, p.data, flags)
  File "./../Lib/sre_compile.py", line 121, in _compile
KeyError: at_boundary

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