[Python-Dev] A sad state of doctests in the python manual

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Oct 28 23:18:49 CEST 2010

On Oct 28, 2010, at 04:57 PM, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:

>On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Alexander Belopolsky
><alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On the second look, the problem may not be that bad ...
>Nope, the problem is even worse.  It looks like Sphinx in py3k
>requires 2.x python:
>$ ../python.exe tools/sphinx-build.py -b doctest -d build/doctrees -D
>latex_paper_size=  . build/doctest
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "tools/sphinx-build.py", line 27, in <module>
>    from sphinx import main
>  File "tools/sphinx/__init__.py", line 44
>    except ImportError, err:
>                      ^
>SyntaxError: invalid syntax

It would be really cool if you fixed this! <wink>

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