On 25 May 2018 at 15:51, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> [moved from users@]
> sebb wrote on Fri, 25 May 2018 15:15 +0100:
>> On 25 May 2018 at 14:37, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
>> > sebb wrote on Fri, 25 May 2018 14:14 +0100:
>> >> The following fails because fname is not defined:
>> >> self.read(fname) 
>> >> it should be
>> >> self.read(self.fname)
>> > Thanks for the report.
>> > With that change, the [DEFAULT] section doesn't get emptied by reload().
>> Seems to me that is a separate issue.
> Right now, reload() raises NameError whenever called.
> Fixing the NameError without making reload() reload the [DEFAULT]
> section would make reload() silently broken.
> Therefore, I think the [DEFAULT] non-emptying should be fixed at the
> same time as fixing the NameError.
>> > Would you like to send a patch that fixes that as well (in addition to the NameError)?
>> I've no idea how to patch that.
>> I just know that my proposed fix stops the reload from failing.
>> > Replies to dev@, please.
>> Do you want me to raise a JIRA for the NameError?
> Only if the invisible hand doesn't produce a patch that fixes both issues... :-)
I'm not following the Subversion lists, so I won't know.
It's not an issue that affects me directly.
I just stumbled across it and decided to report it.
I've already spent more time on in than I expected.
Sorry, but I'll have to leave the rest for others to complete.
> P.S. If there hadn't been the [DEFAULT] issue I'd have just asked you to
> commit your patch, but as explained above, that issue's existence
> means the patch would trade a loud failure mode for a silent one.
Received on 2018-05-25 17:13:49 CEST