Bug: spurious indentation error
steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Sep 28 14:16:05 CEST 2007
Mridula Ramesh wrote:
> is this the right place to report a bug?
> i had written this by mistake:
> filemenu = Menu(menu) , bg="White")
> instead of
> filemenu = Menu(menu, bg="Pink")
> and the compiler kept giving me an indentation error in a line much
> further down which was perfectly okay.
> i am using python 2.5.1 with IDLE 1.2.1 on a windows XP machine.
> anyone else struggling with the same thing, beware! :)
This is probably a bug in your mind, not in the compiler ;-)
Without more detail (i.e. the complete code or a sizable and relevant
chunk of it, pkus the copied error message) it's impossible to say
exactly what was happening. However I am pretty confident that the
2.5.21 compiler will immediately report an unopened closing parenthesis
as a syntax error.
>>> something = "abc".replace("c"), "d")
File "<stdin>", line 1
something = "abc".replace("c"), "d")
SyntaxError: invalid syntax
So, what was the problem again? Give us a little more detail, please.
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