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Spot the invalid syntax


Ian Pilcher <arequipeno at gmail.com> writes:

> >                 ips.update(_san_dnsname_ips(cname, True)
> >     return ips
>
> 2.7 and 3.6 are both giving me:
>
>   File "/tmp/test.py", line 32
>     return ips
>          ^
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
>
> I've checked for tabs and mismatched parentheses.

Not sufficiently, it seems. Check the line preceding the ?return?
statement.

Then, switch to using a programmer's text editor (I prefer Emacs) that
can spot these syntax errors while you type.

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