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Multiline command line parsing

I am implementing a Python command line from scratch in a Win32 application.

Examples online ("How do I tell incomplete input from invalid input" in the
Extending and Embedding Python FAQ) show how to implement this from scratch
using C code. The examples don't work.

This brief snippit illustrates the problem:

char* code = "class Foo:\n"
"\tdef Bar():\n";
PyObject* temp = PyRun_String(code, Py_single_input, glb, loc);

The syntax is completely valid, but should return an "unexpected EOF while
parsing" (which I can handle). However, I receive "expected an indented block."

Shouldn't this example work as stated? Is there something I am missing about my
indentation technique, or any specific Win32 issues lurking?

Sep 19 '07 #1
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