[IronPython] How do I test if a variable is defined?

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Nov 4 21:06:19 CET 2008

Marty Nelson wrote:
> How do I test in Iron Python (in python) if a variable is defined?
'name' in locals() or 'name' in globals()

except NameError:
    # variable 'name' is not defined

The second idiom is actually fairly common.

All the best,


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