Name of the function

anton muhin antonmuhin at rambler.ru
Thu Jan 8 16:50:35 CET 2004


Olaf Meding wrote:
> I am looking for a way to get at the name of the function (while
> executing code inside the function) without (!) knowing the name of
> the function.
> 
> The code below works, but requires the name of the function.  I am
> looking for a way to do the same w/o specifying the name of the
> function.
> 
> def olaf():
>     # requires name of the function
>     print olaf.__name__
> 
>     # this does not work
>     print self.__name__

This seems to work:

def foo():
     print inspect.currentframe().f_code.co_name

regards,
anton.



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