Neal Norwitz | 4 Feb 04:00 2006
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[ANN] PyChecker 0.8.17 released

A new version of PyChecker is available.
    There are two notable new features (command line options):
    --only and -#/--limit.  --only will only print warnings from files
specified
    on the command line.  --limit will limit the number of warnings printed.
    By default, only 10 warnings are printed unless you disable
    the limit check:  -# 0.

What is it?
        PyChecker is a tool for finding bugs in Python source code.
        It finds problems that are typically caught by a compiler for less
        dynamic languages, like C and C++.  It is similar to lint.

Comments, criticisms, new ideas, and other feedback is welcome.

Changes from 0.8.16 to 0.8.17:
  * Fix spurious warning for Statement with no effect using bit shifts
  * Add -#/--limit command line option to set the max # of warnings to show
  * Remove broken command line options:  -e/--errors, --complexity
  * Add -e/--level command line options which allows the error level
    to be specified:  error, security, warning, unused, deprecated, style.
    These names map to numbers: 90, 90, 70, 50, 40, 10 (error == security).
    Specifying a value means all levels equal to or greater than it.
  * Add --only option which displays warnings only for files specified
    on the command line
  * Add --evil option for users to prevent the interpreter from crashing
    due to broken C extensions
  * Fix wrong file name when warning about returning values from
    __init__ functions. (#1291116)
  * Fix a few more glitches with setup.py.
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