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Title: help() module listing displays import warnings from deprecated package modules
Type: behavior Stage:
Components: Documentation, Library (Lib) Versions: Python 3.11, Python 3.10, Python 3.9
Status: open Resolution:
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: docs@python Nosy List: docs@python, stefanor
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2021-05-23 12:18 by stefanor, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin.

Messages (1)
msg394196 - (view) Author: Stefano Rivera (stefanor) * Date: 2021-05-23 12:18
Originally reported against pypy3 in Ubuntu

$ ./python 
Python 3.10.0a5+ (heads/master:ffa55d21b4, May 23 2021, 08:14:50) 
[GCC 10.2.1 20210110] on linux
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import sys
>>> sys.path.append('/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/')
>>> help()
help> modules

Please wait a moment while I gather a list of all available modules...

/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/IPython/kernel/ ShimWarning: The `IPython.kernel` package has been deprecated since IPython 4.0.You should import from ipykernel or jupyter_client instead.
  warn("The `IPython.kernel` package has been deprecated since IPython 4.0."
Expected Tk Togl installation in /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/OpenGL/Tk/togl-linux-64
Failure loading Togl package: can't find package Togl, on debian systems this is provided by `libtogl2`
Crypto              brain_crypt         hgext               random

Warnings should probably be suppressed during module importing in help. Any warnings emitted here are probably deprecation warnings or system configuration issues, not useful to a user trying to browse modules.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:59:46adminsetgithub: 88381
2021-05-28 19:26:51terry.reedysetversions: - Python 3.6, Python 3.7, Python 3.8
2021-05-23 12:18:27stefanorcreate