Better tracebacks for exec and execfile

Stefan Franke franke at
Tue Sep 3 17:15:05 EDT 2002

On 03 Sep 2002 19:12:21 +0200, "Erwin S. Andreasen" <erwin at> wrote:

>I don't know how to make SyntaxError appear correctly, 

Ah. I didn't understood that until I tried it out. In SyntaxError tracebacks
still "<string>" appears as the filename. This should be considered
a bug in compile(), shoudn't it?

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