Help with syntax warnings

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Fri Sep 30 04:51:00 CEST 2005


Peter Hansen wrote:
> Ivan Shevanski wrote:
> 
>>Here's a noob question for everyone (I'm not sure if my first message 
>>got through, is had a "suspicious header" so sorry for double post is 
>>so), is there a way to turn off syntax warnings or just make them not 
>>visible?
> 
> Not sure... what's a "syntax warning"?
> 
> Python has SyntaxError exceptions, which are raised during compilation 
> when a program can't even be compiled.  They're definitely not warnings, 
> and making them invisible would generally be pointless, yet even so all 
> you would have to do is catch them and ignore them if that's what you 
> wanted to do.  But did you mean SyntaxError, or something else?

In [1]: SyntaxWarning?
Type:           classobj
String Form:    exceptions.SyntaxWarning
Namespace:      Python builtin
Docstring:
    Base class for warnings about dubious syntax.

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