Code marshalling question.
mwh at python.net
Tue Oct 8 17:17:30 CEST 2002
sismex01 at hebmex.com writes:
> Hello all.
> I've had this question for a while. Is there a way to marshal
> a segment of code into a string, which can then be transported
> (via whatever method), such that the code segment can be
> unmarshalled later and executed?
Uh, module "marshal"?
> The reason for this is to create my own (I know, "It's already
> been done", but this is a learning experience) marshalling and
> unmarshalling module which will work with an HTTP server, so do
> some kind of object or code repository. The idea is not to have
> locally the definitions of classes or functions I can request,
> but to simply get a string, unmarshal and use.
You'll need to do some more work here, but marshal can get you a fair
> Is this doable? If so, how?
Could also look at e.g. pyro.
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