IndentationError: two many levels of indentation
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Fri Mar 7 09:50:12 CET 2003
"Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
> There is no limit in the compiler that I know of. Instead,
> IndentationError indicates a genuine error in your Python code. It is,
> for example, generated if you write
> print x
> print y
> This is a IndentationError (which is a SyntaxError), as you shall not
> indent the second line more than the first one.
It would indeed appear there's some sort of limit. I did the following:
>>> output = file('indent.py', 'w')
>>> for i in range(500):
... print >> output, ' ' * i + "if 1:"
>>> print >> output, ' ' * i + "pass"
and then ran the script and got:
max at oxygen:~/tmp% python indent.py
File "indent.py", line 101
IndentationError: too many levels of indentation
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