try import except want lineno from Exception

Neal Norwitz neal at
Thu Sep 19 09:14:42 EDT 2002

On Thu, 19 Sep 2002 00:23:39 -0400, Ben Gerblich wrote:

> I am importing module files, and want to catch an error (if any) and
> print the filename and line number of the error. The "Exception ,e" does
> not return, or does not have the attirbutes listed above. It only
> returns e="line() takes exactly 2 arguments (3 given)"

See inspect.getfile() and inspect.getlineno().
You will need a frame which you can get from sys.exc_info()


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