Opened 5 years ago
Closed 5 years ago
#18110 closed enhancement (fixed)
Improve "unable to convert string" error message
Reported by:  jdemeyer  Owned by:  

Priority:  major  Milestone:  sage6.6 
Component:  user interface  Keywords:  sd66 
Cc:  Merged in:  
Authors:  Jeroen Demeyer  Reviewers:  KarlDieter Crisman 
Report Upstream:  N/A  Work issues:  
Branch:  1a1976c (Commits)  Commit:  1a1976cf76b570e2f6d667f7a894ee9dea19f303 
Dependencies:  Stopgaps: 
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comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by
 Branch set to u/jdemeyer/improve__unable_to_convert_string__error_message
comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by
 Commit set to abc5a70de3fd3007fc603fdf378164c4e31a3967
 Keywords sd66 added
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comment:3 followup: ↓ 5 Changed 5 years ago by
Only one question:
+ if isinstance(x, basestring): + from sage.misc.sage_eval import sage_eval
but there is no corresponding import for y
, so in theory there could be some situation where x
wasn't a basestring (whatever that is) but y
was. ? Otherwise looks good.
comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by
Otherwise all looks good and passes all tests in sage/rings
.
comment:5 in reply to: ↑ 3 ; followup: ↓ 8 Changed 5 years ago by
 Reviewers set to KarlDieter Crisman
 Status changed from needs_review to needs_work
Replying to kcrisman:
Only one question:
+ if isinstance(x, basestring): + from sage.misc.sage_eval import sage_evalbut there is no corresponding import for
y
, so in theory there could be some situation wherex
wasn't a basestring (whatever that is) buty
was. ?
Good catch. Interestingly, that error was caught by the except NameError:
...
comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by
 Commit changed from abc5a70de3fd3007fc603fdf378164c4e31a3967 to 1a1976cf76b570e2f6d667f7a894ee9dea19f303
Branch pushed to git repo; I updated commit sha1. New commits:
1a1976c  Import sage_eval

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by
 Status changed from needs_work to needs_review
comment:8 in reply to: ↑ 5 Changed 5 years ago by
 Status changed from needs_review to positive_review
Good catch.
Otherwise all is well.
Interestingly, that error was caught by the
except NameError:
...
LOL
comment:9 Changed 5 years ago by
 Branch changed from u/jdemeyer/improve__unable_to_convert_string__error_message to 1a1976cf76b570e2f6d667f7a894ee9dea19f303
 Resolution set to fixed
 Status changed from positive_review to closed
New commits:
Improve "unable to convert string" error message