Recursion in compile()
staschuk at telusplanet.net
Thu Jul 17 04:13:24 CEST 2003
Quoth Narendra C. Tulpule:
> is there any way to allow recusrion in compile()? Something like:
> src_code = 'def fact(n):\n\tif n <= 1:\n\t\treturn 1\n\telse:' + \
> '\n\t\treturn n * fact(n-1)\n\nprint fact(12)\n'
> cobj = compile(src_code, 'myfile', 'exec')
This works fine for me -- it prints 479001600 as expected, on both
2.2.2 and 2.3b1. What is the problem you're seeing?
Steven Taschuk staschuk at telusplanet.net
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