Howto MACRO in python ?

Christian Tismer tismer at tismer.com
Tue Aug 12 20:32:33 CEST 2003


Bob Gailer wrote:

> At 10:49 PM 8/12/2003 +1000, Andrew Bennetts wrote:
> 
>> On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 02:28:31PM +0200, Bill Loren wrote:
>> > Welp, I'm trying to implement some kind of tracing mechanism which will
>> > announce every function entrance
>> > in Run-Time.
>> > I wrote a trace function:
>> [...]
>>
>> You don't need macros for this.  Use sys.settracehook.
> 
> 
> Having just read the docs on sys.settrace I am in the dark. This is a 
> good example of documentation that is too terse and presumptive to be 
> useful to those who are unfamiliar with the topic.
> 
> Can you provide or direct us to some better explanation?

Yes, just read the reply from Richie Hindle, two hours
ago. This post contains demo code which explains
how to do it.

ciao - chris

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