Finding name for a signal number
olli at secnetix.de
Tue Nov 6 15:14:13 CET 2001
Michael Hudson <mwh at python.net> wrote:
> Oliver Fromme <olli at secnetix.de> writes:
> > This works. However, the above code seems awkward and
> > inefficient, in particular the eval() part. Is there a
> > better way? Did I miss something?
> Yes: getattr.
Ah! Stupid me. I've read about getattr before, I should
have remembered it. Thanks for pointing me in the right
direction (thanks to Skip, too).
> Also your logic seems a touch backwards - why search through the
> module every time?
Well, I'd need it only once, cause I handle it as a fatal
error when a os.system() command is aborted by a signal.
You're right, of course -- if I needed to do the look-up
multiple times, the best thing is to build a dictionary.
Oliver Fromme, secnetix GmbH & Co KG, Oettingenstr. 2, 80538 München
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