Embedding - Local dictionaries for local scripts

Martin v. Löwis loewis at informatik.hu-berlin.de
Mon Sep 9 03:50:57 EDT 2002

chris.walsh at real-sense.com (Chris Walsh) writes:

>     PyObject* PyRun_String(
>         char *str,
>         int start,
>         PyObject *globals,
>         PyObject *locals);
> I have seen some stuff in comp.lang.python about creating a dict and
> adding the __builtin__ module but I have been searching now for an
> hour and cannot find it.
> Can anyone point me to some code which creates this dictionary?

The globals/locals dictionary is not really different from any other
dictionary; you create them with PyDict_New. Python should
transparently add an __builtins__ into the globals dictionary if there
is none, but you can copy the __builtins__ entry just as well yourself
(via PyDict_SetItemString).


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