ValueError from dict - some detail would be helpful

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py at
Sat Jan 13 15:55:30 CET 2007

"Facundo Batista" <facundo at> escribió en el mensaje 
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> metaperl wrote:
>>   File "/sw/lib/python2.5/", line 120, in _dict_to_list
>>     raise ValueError, "dict contains fields not in fieldnames"
>> --- it would be nice if it said what field it was
> Yeap, nice and useful... but, for example, what'd happen if the fields
> that are not in fieldnames are 10, or 100? How the message could be?

The code inside _dict_to_list currently just stops at the first unknown key. 
Just report that - much better than nothing.

Gabriel Genellina 

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