[Twisted-Python] Re: [Twisted-bugs] Syntax error when upgrading Debian Python 2.4
twisted at ralphm.ik.nu
Mon Nov 13 11:12:44 EST 2006
On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 09:01:58AM -0500, Stephen Waterbury wrote:
> trac at twistedmatrix.com wrote:
> >New submission from LonelyPixel <nospam at unclassified.de>:
> >I have installed twisted 2.4 for Debian Python 2.4 and after a recent
> >apt-get upgrade, when Python 2.4 was to be upgraded, I get this error:
> >Setting up python2.4 (2.4.1-2sarge1) ...
> >Compiling python modules in /usr/lib/python2.4 ...
> >/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/twisted/test/stdio_test_halfclose.py ...
> > File
> > "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/twisted/test/stdio_test_halfclose.py",
> > line 20
> > ???
> > ^
> >SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> I'm amazed that this error is still there -- I saw it *months* ago!
> Sure makes Twisted look bad.
Yes, it is there in 2.4, and yes it has been fixed for ages in trunk. We
just haven't done a new release. Also, the debian package maintainers
could easily fix this, but apparently choose not to. Other packagers
(among which FreeBSD) have no troubles at all.
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