[Python-Dev] pychecker on 2.2 current
Wed, 05 Dec 2001 20:28:43 -0500
"Fred L. Drake, Jr." wrote:
> 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. ;-)
I like your fix better than my suggestions. :-)
I thought pychecker would complain, but it's happy too. :-)