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Author aroberge
Recipients aroberge, terry.reedy
Date 2021-06-22.17:31:41
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I can confirm that, if the existing line

type, value, tb = sys.exc_info()

in pyshell.ModifiedInterpreter.showsyntaxerror is replaced by

e_type, value, tb = sys.exc_info()
err = str((type(e_type).__name__, *value)+'\n'
linecache.cache["<SyntaxError>"] = (len(err), 0, [err], "<SyntaxError>")

then all the required information to analyze the cause of the error can be retrieved using rpc.

Aside: In doing various tests, I noticed that "IndentationError" are simply reported as "SyntaxError" in Idle, since at least Python 3.6.
This is just a cosmetic issue.
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