[Python-Dev] A new warning category?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Oct 14 11:53:47 CEST 2010

On Thu, 14 Oct 2010 11:25:39 +0200
Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> In the http://bugs.python.org/issue10093 discussion, I proposed to add a
> specific warning category for unclosed files. The rationale is that
> these warnings will happen in destructors and therefore filtering by
> line number and filename doesn't make sense. So a new category would be
> useful in order to allow defining specific rules.
> Do you think it would go against the moratorium?

Come to think of it, another reason for a separate warning category is
that we problably want those disabled by default (unless we're running
in pydebug mode perhaps).



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