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Title: __text_signature__ parser silently drops arguments with certain unsupported default forms
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Components: Extension Modules Versions:
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Assigned To: Nosy List: Antony.Lee
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Created on 2021-01-20 11:21 by Antony.Lee, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin.

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msg385335 - (view) Author: Antony Lee (Antony.Lee) * Date: 2021-01-20 11:21
Starting from the keyword-arguments example at, change the docstring of `parrot` to "parrot(voltage, state, action, type=1<<5)\n--\n\n" (yes, the documented default value for type does not correspond to the actual implementation, but that's irrelevant here).  Compiling the extension module and running pydoc on it yields the following parsed signature for `parrot`: `parrot(voltage, state, action)` i.e. the `type` parameter got silently dropped.  (Note that `1<<5` can legitimately occur, e.g. as a bitmask flag, especially given that one currently cannot refer to globals in __text_signature__ (
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2022-04-11 14:59:40adminsetgithub: 87142
2021-01-20 11:21:25Antony.Leecreate