Exception handling for socket.error in Python 3.5/RStudio

shaunak.bangale at gmail.com shaunak.bangale at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 03:04:24 EST 2016


On Sunday, February 7, 2016 at 1:23:32 AM UTC-7, dieter wrote:
> Shaunak Bangale <shaunak.bangale at gmail.com> writes:
> > ...
> > while (count > 0):
> >     try :
> >         # read line from file:
> >         print(file.readline())
> >         # parse
> >         parse_json(file.readline())
> >         count = count - 1
> >     except socket.error as e:
> >         print('Connection fail', e)
> >         print(traceback.format_exc())
> > ...
> > Error:
> > except socket.error as e:
> >                          ^
> > SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> 
> Are you sure, that there is no invisible character at the end
> of that line?
> 
> When I try code like the above (in PYthon 2.7), there is no
> "SyntaxError":
> 
> >>> while(False):
> ...     try :
> ...         # read line from file:
> ...         print(file.readline())
> ...         # parse
> ...         parse_json(file.readline())
> ...         count = count - 1
> ...     except socket.error as e:
> ...         print('Connection fail', e)
> ...         print(traceback.format_exc())
> ... 
> >>> 
> 
> 
> Another reason for your problem could be an older Python version.
> The "as" construct as part of the "except" clause is a more recent
> addition to Python.

Hi Dieter,

I typed that line again but didn't help. I am using Python 3.5.


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