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So, I'm trying to write a bot for a discord server, using discord.py as an API wrapper. I'm trying to use my Raspberry Pi 2 B as a server to run it. I have jessie and python 3.4 installed on the device, as well as some modules for python. The imported modules in my code are discord, asyncio, and datetime. However, when I try to run my bot, which works perfectly on my mac, I get this error message:

File "BotTest.py", line 8
    async def on_ready():
        ^

SyntaxError: invalid syntax

For reference: this is a sample of the code I'm using:

import discord
import asyncio
import datetime

bot = discord.Client()

@bot.event
async def on_ready():
    print('Logged in as')
    print(bot.user.name, bot.user)
    print(bot.user.id)
    print([c.name for c in bot.get_all_channels()])
    print('------')

bot.run('Bot-User-Token')

The 'Bot-User-Token' is, of course, replaced by the actual user token in the full code. The only other part of the code is a function defined with 'async def on_message(message):', so it would be affected by the same issue.

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I believe async and await are for python 3.5, I think you'll need to use the @asyncio.coroutine decorator for async def and yield from for await in python 3.4

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from version 3.4 asycn and await are reserved keywords

like the error in below image

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copy the link up to directory/folder name( not include init.py) you will get a list of .py files enter image description here

rename async file to _async or asynch or anything u want as async is now a reserved keyword with us from version 3.4

once renamed than open check in all files where we have import async modify the new name every where

and enjoy

  • It looks like the OP intended to use the reserved syntax in order to use async functions; in this case there is no clashing module as in your images. The accepted answer has the actual issue and solution here. – Aurora0001 Aug 21 '18 at 17:39
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You could just do python3 <yourbot>.py since it uses python3

edit: for this to work you need to do make sure python3 has discord.py by using pip3 install discord-rewrite and your code would have to be written with discord rewrite modules.

  • 2
    As tobyd's answer points out, async and await aren't supported until Python 3.5, but the question says that Python 3.4 is installed. Running python3 <yourbot>.py will just run the Python 3.4 version which doesn't work, unfortunately. Perhaps you could explain how to make sure you have Python 3.5 which will work? – Aurora0001 Aug 31 '18 at 9:33

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