[Python-Dev] pychecker on 2.2 current
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Wed, 5 Dec 2001 11:36:19 -0500
Neal Norwitz writes:
> mimetypes.py:405: No global (sys) found
> This is inside usage() which presumably should only be used internally.
> sys is imported if __name__ == '__main__'.
> So the problem can only be triggered if usage() is called by external source.
> Possible fixes are:
> sys could be locally imported in usage()
> sys could be imported at the module scope
> usage could be made _usage() to denote it's private
I'll propose another fix, but I don't know what pychecker would
say. ;-) I'd like to move the definition of usage() into the if
__name__ == "__main__" block, in which case the problem goes away
since there wouldn't be a usage() unless sys has been imported.
I'll check it in that way. ;-)
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation