# sklearn.utils.deprecated¶

sklearn.utils.deprecated(extra='')

Decorator to mark a function or class as deprecated.

Issue a warning when the function is called/the class is instantiated and adds a warning to the docstring.

The optional extra argument will be appended to the deprecation message and the docstring. Note: to use this with the default value for extra, put in an empty of parentheses:

>>> from sklearn.utils import deprecated
>>> deprecated() # doctest: +ELLIPSIS
<sklearn.utils.deprecation.deprecated object at ...>

>>> @deprecated()
... def some_function(): pass

Parameters: extra : string to be added to the deprecation messages