[Python-Dev] Should 2to3 convert Exceptions from

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 22:59:26 CEST 2012

On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 10:18 PM, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 11:26 PM, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Switched from python-dev to python-porting.
>> On Sun, Sep 2, 2012 at 9:48 PM, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I work offline from remote location about 2000m above the sea level. There
>>> is no internet connection here, so I can not use tracker online. I need a
>>> Python editor here, and I have Spyder checkout. The problem is that my
>>> installation has only Python3. I've tried using 2to3 from setup.py
>>> (attached), but it fails when I execute:
>>> $ sudo python3 setup.py install
>>> stderr.log and stdout.log are attached. Is it the intended behavior?
>>> It is also hard find "Porting Python 2 Code to Python 3" article, because it
>>> is not referenced from "Porting to Python 3.x" chapters.
>> 2to3 has not been run on the code that gives you errors. The traceback
>> seems incomplete, and gives no indication of where in the install you
>> get the errors. From the stdout it seems like it just installs the
>> code without using 2to3.
>> The only idea I have at this moment i sto make sure that the build
>> directories are empty.
> Removing build/ directory helped indeed. I wonder why it doesn't
> remove them automatically? IIRC there is no incremental build support.

It doesn't remove them to avoid having to recompile everything
everytime you run it. But it compares timestamps, so if you run build,
and then add the 2to3 support, it will see that all the py-files are
up to date, and not run 2to3 on them.


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