detect inconsistent indentation in compile?

Preston Landers pibble at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 26 21:13:40 CEST 2002


I'm using the builtin compile function to generate code objects that I
am saving as .pyc files.

I'd like to be able to detect inconsistent indentation in the source
file and raise an error, just like using -tt on the command line.

Is this possible?  I know it has been asked before in c.l.python
several years ago, but no one responded publicly.

I had the idea of building a simple C extension module that would set
the Py_Tabcheckflag variable, but I'm not sure that would work either.

thanks,
Preston Landers
pibble at yahoo.NO-SPAM-PLEASE.com



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