[Python-Dev] whitespace normalization pre-commit hook is giving me grief

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Sat May 26 21:22:05 CEST 2007

On 5/25/07, Neal Norwitz <nnorwitz at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/25/07, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> > In my bcannon-objcap branch I am trying to check in a change that
> involves a
> > soft symlink from Lib/controlled_importlib.py to
> > ../importlib/controlled_importlib.py through ``ln -s
> > ../controlled_importlib.py controlled_importlib.py`` while in the Lib
> > directory.  I have done this before in this branch so as to allow for
> easy
> > importing of code from the svn import of importlib that the branch
> contains.
> I don't know that we've ever tested the commit hook with a link.
> Maybe there is some other problem.
> Have you tried running reindent on the actual file (not the symlink)?


> Can somebody help me figure out what the hell is going on?  I am waiting
> to
> > find out it is something small and stupid, but at this point I am not
> seeing
> > a solution to this.
> Can you check in a smaller part of the change (like leaving out the
> symlink)?  That will at least allow you to make progress.

Already did that.

You can send me the file if you want.  I can try to look at it and see
> if there are any problems.

Looks like Georg knows the issue.

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