[Python-Dev] Serious regression in doctest in Py3.1rc1

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 23:44:06 CEST 2009

http://bugs.python.org/issue6195 (with patch)

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 8:26 AM, Amaury Forgeot d'Arc <amauryfa at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> 2009/6/3 Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de>:
>> Hi,
>> I can't currently file a bug report on this, but I was told by Lisandro
>> Dalcín that there is a serious problem with the doctest module in Py3.1rc1.
>> In Cython, we use doctests to test the compiler in that we compile a
>> Python/Cython module with doctests into a C module and then run doctest on
>> the imported extension module.
>> >From the error report it seems to me that doctest is now trying to read the
>> module itself through linecache for some reason, which horribly fails for a
>> binary module.
>> Could someone please look into this? I'll open up a bug report tomorrow
>> unless someone beats me to it.
> I don't have the time either, but the problem looks very similar to
> http://bugs.python.org/issue4050
> The fix was to replace:
>     file = inspect.getsourcefile(object) or inspect.getfile(object)
> was replaced with
>     file = inspect.getsourcefile(object)
> --
> Amaury Forgeot d'Arc
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