Is there a way to find the name of the method currently being executed?
Craeg K Strong
cstrong at arielpartners.com
Fri Sep 27 17:23:30 CEST 2002
Thanks to all who responded!
I should have known to check the python cookbook...
One question: the sys._getframe() method is new for Python 2.1--
how likely do you think it is to change in 2.2+
releases? The part that worries me is that the
method starts with an underscore. That generally means
"protected/private" or "unpublished" to me.
I just want to know how safe it is to use for
general business application type programming.
Alex Martelli wrote:
> Craeg K Strong wrote:
>> def func1(self):
>> print "func1 being called"
>> def func2(self):
>> print "func2 being called"
>>In the code sample above, I would like to replace the "func1"
>>and "func2" strings with constants so the same code could
>>be copied verbatim into multiple functions and do the right
>>Is there a way to do this in Python? For example, maybe you could
>>get your hands on the call stack and print out stack.__name__
> Right, that's exactly what I did in:
> except that sys._getframe (gets one frame of the call stack,
> not all of the stack at once) is what the recipe uses (as
> usual, the version in the printed Cookbook, published by
> O'Reilly, has better discussion, &c).
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