[Python-Dev] linecache problem

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Fri Sep 30 11:49:42 CEST 2005

Oleg Broytmann <phd at oper.phd.pp.ru> writes:

> On Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 09:17:39AM +0200, Thomas Heller wrote:
>> On several occasions I have seen tracebacks in my code pointing to PIL's
>> __init__.py file. That is strange, because I have installed PIL but it
>> is used nowhere.
> [skip]
>> The bug is present in 2.3, 2.4, and current CVS.
>    I have seen such tracebacks in all versions of Python AFAIR.

I think it's a severe bug that needs to be fixed.
Tracebacks showing the wrong sourcelines leave the impression 'the
Python installation is totally broken'.


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