[Python-Dev] pychecker on 2.2 current

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 05 Dec 2001 21:35:25 -0500

> > But isn't that because the new code is all at the module-global level,
> > which pychecker doesn't "see"?  Or have you fixed that yet?
> pychecker does "see" all code at the module level,

I stand corrected.  I think this was the case for an older version?

> but it isn't perfect.  If there is code like:
> 	import sys
> 	if sys.platform == 'win32':
> 		def x(a, b): pass
> 	else:
> 		def x(a): pass
> The following incorrect warning is produced:
> 	t2.py:5: Redefining attribute (x) original line (3)
> Because both versions of the function x() are seen.

Hm, I would call that warning correct. :-)

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