[Python-Dev] Running Py2.6 with the -3 option

Benjamin Peterson musiccomposition at gmail.com
Tue Jul 15 19:41:32 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 12:37 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> I wonder if it might not be simpler (at least in some cases) to just
> disable the warnings for certain modules? I imagine in many cases
> fixing up the 2.6 code to suppress -3 warnings would be mere busywork
> -- e.g. for code that gets deleted in 3.0 altogether. (Hm, in fact for
> such code there's no need to suppress the -3 warnings, as they serve
> as a warning to any user of the module that they are using something
> that won't survive into 3.0.)

Very true. It might be easiest to just throw (maybe even just temporarily)

if sys.py3kwarning:
    warnings.filterwarnings("ignore", category=DeprecationWarning,

at the top of the offending module.

Benjamin Peterson
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