question on the compile built in function. Filename ignored?

Alex delete.this.part.alex.news at attbi.com
Wed Apr 30 21:50:25 CEST 2003


Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> Alex <delete.this.part.alex.news at attbi.com> writes:
> 
>> From the docs I would expect the line
>> 
>>   File "<string>", line 1
>> 
>> to read
>> 
>>   File "abc", line 1
>> 
>> 
>> What am I missing?
> 
> You are right: this is what should have been printed. You have found a
> bug.
> 
> Actually, you are not the first one to find this bug; it will be fixed
> in Python 2.3.
> 
> Regards,
> Martin

Ok.  I will ignore it for now and/or upgrade to python 2.3 beta.

My thanks to everyone.

Alex






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