tabnanny — Detection of ambiguous indentation¶
Source code: Lib/tabnanny.py
For the time being this module is intended to be called as a script. However it
is possible to import it into an IDE and use the function
The API provided by this module is likely to change in future releases; such changes may not be backward compatible.
If file_or_dir is a directory and not a symbolic link, then recursively descend the directory tree named by file_or_dir, checking all
.pyfiles along the way. If file_or_dir is an ordinary Python source file, it is checked for whitespace related problems. The diagnostic messages are written to standard output using the
Flag indicating whether to print verbose messages. This is incremented by the
-voption if called as a script.
Flag indicating whether to print only the filenames of files containing whitespace related problems. This is set to true by the
-qoption if called as a script.
- exception tabnanny.NannyNag¶
process_tokens()if detecting an ambiguous indent. Captured and handled in
This function is used by
check()to process tokens generated by the
Lexical scanner for Python source code.