Persistent objects

Dan Perl danperl at rogers.com
Mon Dec 13 00:40:04 CET 2004


"Paul Rubin" <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote in message 
news:7xis77q1t7.fsf_-_ at ruckus.brouhaha.com...
> I've had this recurring half-baked desire for long enough that I
> thought I'd post about it, even though I don't have any concrete
> proposals and the whole idea is fraught with hazards.
>
> Basically I wish there was a way to have persistent in-memory objects
> in a Python app, maybe a multi-process one.  So you could have a
> persistent dictionary d, and if you say
>   d[x] = Frob(foo=9, bar=23)
> that creates a Frob instance and stores it in d[x].  Then if you
> exit the app and restart it later, there'd be a way to bring d back
> into the process and have that Frob instance be there.

I haven't used it myself, but this sounds to me a lot like metakit 
(http://www.equi4.com/metakit.html).  Have you considered that and does it 
fit your needs?

Dan 





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