accessing module global vars by name

Peter Hansen peter at
Mon Dec 20 11:02:24 CET 2004

Martin Drautzburg wrote:
> Withing a module I can assign a value to a global var by assigning to
> it in the outermost scope. Fine.
> But how can I do this if the attribute name itself is kept in a
> variable. Once the module is loaded I can access the module's
> namespace no problem, but inside the module the dictionary is not yet
> present right ?

Look into the builtin function globals()...


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