[Q] python vs checker.py maxlocals

sismex01 at hebmex.com sismex01 at hebmex.com
Thu Mar 27 00:09:31 CET 2003


> From: achrist at easystreet.com [mailto:achrist at easystreet.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 26, 2003 5:07 PM
> 
> The static code analysis tool checker.py gives me a warning for 
> using about 60 local variables in one function.  That seems to 
> indicate a very low limit.  What is the number that python (v2.2
> on 32-bit Windows) will actually allow?
> 
> Al
>

argh... 60 locals in a single function???

Most probably, it isn't that Python won't allow more,
it's that it's very bad form to do such a thing.
Can't you break it up into smaller functions which
so a very concise, small task?

:-)

-gustavo





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