Bug#585187: bubbros: Python string exceptions no more allowed in Python 2.6

Ben Finney ben+debian at benfinney.id.au
Tue Jun 15 07:54:04 UTC 2010

package bubbros
tags 585187 + upstream patch

On 09-Jun-2010, morph at debian.org wrote:
> One of the changes brought by Python 2.6 is the removal of string
> exceptions, so they won't work in Python 2.6 (just a side note: they
> were also buggy before, since they were not guaranteed to work
> reliable even in <2.6)

The attached patch addresses this bug, by converting each non-standard
‘raise’ statement to use an exception instance correctly.

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Ben Finney <ben at benfinney.id.au>
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