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def mro(*bases):
"""Calculate the Method Resolution Order of bases using the C3 algorithm.

Suppose you intended creating a class K with the given base classes. This
function returns the MRO which K would have, *excluding* K itself (since
it doesn't yet exist), as if you had actually created the class.

Another way of looking at this, if you pass a single class K, this will
return the linearization of K (the MRO of K, *including* itself).
"""
seqs = [list(C.__mro__) for C in bases] + [list(bases)]
res = []
while True:
non_empty = list(filter(None, seqs))
if not non_empty:
# Nothing left to process, we're done.
return tuple(res)
for seq in non_empty:  # Find merge candidates among seq heads.
candidate = seq
not_head = [s for s in non_empty if candidate in s[1:]]
# Reject the candidate.
candidate = None
else:
break
if not candidate:
raise TypeError("inconsistent hierarchy, no C3 MRO is possible")
res.append(candidate)
for seq in non_empty:
# Remove candidate.
if seq == candidate:
del seq

###

if __name__ == '__main__':
# Run self-tests. Prints nothing if they succeed.
O = object
class SeriousOrderDisagreement:
class X(O): pass
class Y(O): pass
class A(X, Y): pass
class B(Y, X): pass
bases = (A, B)

try:
x = mro(*SeriousOrderDisagreement.bases)
except TypeError:
pass
else:
print("failed test, mro should have raised but got %s instead" % (x,))

class Example0:  # Trivial single inheritance case.
class A(O): pass
class B(A): pass
class C(B): pass
class D(C): pass
tester = D
expected = (D, C, B, A, O)

class Example1:
class F(O): pass
class E(O): pass
class D(O): pass
class C(D, F): pass
class B(D, E): pass
class A(B, C): pass
tester = A
expected = (A, B, C, D, E, F, O)

class Example2:
class F(O): pass
class E(O): pass
class D(O): pass
class C(D, F): pass
class B(E, D): pass
class A(B, C): pass
tester = A
expected = (A, B, E, C, D, F, O)

class Example3:
class A(O): pass
class B(O): pass
class C(O): pass
class D(O): pass
class E(O): pass
class K1(A, B, C): pass
class K2(D, B, E): pass
class K3(D, A): pass
class Z(K1, K2, K3): pass

assert mro(A) == (A, O)
assert mro(B) == (B, O)
assert mro(C) == (C, O)
assert mro(D) == (D, O)
assert mro(E) == (E, O)
assert mro(K1) == (K1, A, B, C, O)
assert mro(K2) == (K2, D, B, E, O)
assert mro(K3) == (K3, D, A, O)

tester = Z
expected = (Z, K1, K2, K3, D, A, B, C, E, O)

for example in [Example0, Example1, Example2, Example3]:
# First test that the expected result is the same as what Python
# actually generates.
assert example.expected == example.tester.__mro__
# Now check the calculated MRO.
assert mro(example.tester) == example.expected