copy an object

John J. Lee jjl at pobox.com
Thu Jun 26 03:23:14 CEST 2003


yuvalfeld at hotmail.com (Yuval) writes:

> I have an object of a class I wrote myself, and now I want to copy it.
[...]

john[0]$ python
Python 2.3b1 (#2, May  2 2003, 11:43:06)
[GCC 2.95.4 20011002 (Debian prerelease)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import copy
>>> help(copy)

>>> # also...
>>> lst = [1,2,3]
>>> newlst = lst[:]
>>> newlst[1] = "spam"
>>> print newlst
[1, 'spam', 3]
>>> print l
[1, 2, 3]


John




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