inspect feature

Aaron "Castironpi" Brady castironpi at gmail.com
Wed Oct 15 03:03:35 CEST 2008


On Oct 14, 4:16 pm, George Sakkis <george.sak... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Oct 14, 5:00 pm, "Aaron \"Castironpi\" Brady"
>
>
>
> <castiro... at gmail.com> wrote:
(snip
> > Here's some more info.
>
> > Ver 2.5:
>
> > >>> f( c= 0, c= 0 )
>
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> >   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> > TypeError: f() got multiple values for keyword argument 'c'>>> getcallargs( f, c= 0, c= 0 )
>
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> >   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> >   File "<stdin>", line 64, in getcallargs
> > TypeError: f() takes at least 2 non-keyword  arguments (0 given)
>
> > Just the wrong order to check errors in.
>
> The problem is getcallargs doesn't even see the double entry; if you
> print (args, kwds) from within getcallargs you get ((), {'c': 0}). The
> SyntaxError raised in 2.6 is more reasonable.
>
> George

There are some other bugs in inspect that put getcallargs on par with
the module as is, even without repairing it.  And it covers a majority
of cases.  Perhaps a lower-level C version could circumvent that, or
have access to the right information.



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