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flake8 plugin which checks that typing imports are properly guarded

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flake8 plugin which checks that typing imports are properly guarded


pip install flake8-typing-imports

flake8 codes

Code Description
TYP001 guard import by TYPE_CHECKING
TYP002 @overload is broken in <3.5.2
TYP003 Union[Match, ...] or Union[Pattern, ...] must be quoted in <3.5.2
TYP004 NamedTuple does not support methods in 3.6.0
TYP005 NamedTuple does not support defaults in 3.6.0
TYP006 guard typing attribute by quoting


unfortunately, the typing module has been pretty unstable -- it has seen api changes in 3.5.0, 3.5.2, 3.5.3, 3.5.4, 3.6.0, 3.6.1, 3.6.2, 3.7.0, and 3.7.2!

depending on your supported version of python, you may need to guard your imports by if TYPE_CHECKING: (3.5.2+) or if False: if the things you are importing aren't available in all the pythons you support.

as it's pretty difficult to keep track of what version things changed and you can't always test against particular patch versions of python, this plugin helps you statically check this automatically!

# default / --min-python-version 3.5.0
from typing import Type  # TYP001
# default / --min-python-version 3.5.0
if False:
    from typing import Type  # OK!
# default / --min-python-version 3.5.0
from typing import overload  # TYP002
# default / --min-python-version 3.5.0
import sys
from typing import overload  # OK!
if sys.version_info < (3, 5, 2):
    def overload(f):
        return f
# default / --min-python-version 3.5.0
def foo(bar: Union[Match, str]) -> None: pass  # TYP003
def foo(bar: "Union[Match, str]") -> None: pass  # OK!

def foo(bar: Union[Pattern, str]) -> None: pass  # TYP003
def foo(bar: "Union[Pattern, str]") -> None: pass  # OK!
# --min-python-version 3.6.0
class NT(NamedTuple):
    x: int = 5  # TYP005

    def f(self) -> int:  # TYP004
        return self.x + 4
# --min-python-version 3.7.0
from typing import TYPE_CHECKING
    from typing import OrderedDict  # OK!


this plugin has a single configuration point (beyond those provided by flake8) which is the --min-python-version option.

by default, this option is 3.5.0. this includes all versions of python which have the typing module present.

you can also set this option in the flake8 configuration if you don't want to use the commandline:

min_python_version = 3.6.2

if a >= is set for python_requires in setup.cfg, that value will be used:

# setup.cfg setuptools metadata

python_requires = >=3.6

as a pre-commit hook

See pre-commit for instructions

Sample .pre-commit-config.yaml:

-   repo:
    rev: 3.7.7
    -   id: flake8
        additional_dependencies: [flake8-typing-imports==1.12.0]

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