Author Claudiu.Popa
Recipients Claudiu.Popa, docs@python
Date 2011-09-06.18:37:57
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inspect.getsource called with a class defined in the same file fails with
TypeError: <module '__main__' (built-in)> is a built-in class, although the documentation says that:

"The argument may be a module, class, method, function, traceback, frame,
or code object.  The source code is returned as a single string." I think that should be specified in documentation that this function works only for objects living in a module.
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2011-09-06 18:37:58Claudiu.Popasetrecipients: + Claudiu.Popa, docs@python
2011-09-06 18:37:58Claudiu.Popasetmessageid: <1315334278.72.0.69534403863.issue12920@psf.upfronthosting.co.za>
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