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I downloaded python 2.4. When attempting to run python interpreter, I
get following:
warning: strop functions are obsolete; use string methods
How do I correct this? Did I do install incorrectly?
Thanks - John

Nov 3 '05 #1
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You are importing and using, directly or indirectly, the "strop" module.

Here's an example from the interactive interpreter which triggers the warning:

$ python2.3
Python 2.3.3 (#1, May 7 2004, 10:31:40)
[GCC 3.3.3 20040412 (Red Hat Linux 3.3.3-7)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
import strop
strop.strip(" abc ") __main__:1: DeprecationWarning: strop functions are obsolete; use string methods
'abc'

Most of the things in strop are now simply methods on string objects: " abc ".strip()

'abc'

Another way to prevent the warning from being printed is through use of the
'warnings' module, which is documented on docs.python.org.

Jeff

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