Fatal Python error: unknown scope for...

Mark Hammond mhammond at skippinet.com.au
Wed Aug 6 04:53:15 CEST 2003

Jeff Epler wrote:

> Confirmed in a local build (from CVS?), "Python 2.3b1 (#16, May 19 2003,
> 10:22:28)".  I would swear this was discussed at some point, so there's
> a small chance it was fixed in 2.3.  In any case, it's only happening in
> the presence of another (syntax) error so it's not as bad as it could be
> (but still bad for eg "restricted execution" environments, which 2.3
> tells us don't work anyway)
> The following program shows a similar error (it's about the simplest
> program I could devise with the problem):
> 	def g(a=None, b, c=lambda: None): g
> """Fatal Python error: unknown scope for g in g(1) in marek.py"""

Yep, I still get this with current CVS Python.  You should open a bug.


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