dictionary that have functions with arguments

Ron Adam rrr at ronadam.com
Wed Nov 2 05:25:32 CET 2005



s99999999s2003 at yahoo.com wrote:
> hi
> i have a dictionary defined as
> 
> execfunc = { 'key1' : func1 }
> 
> to call func1, i simply have to write execfunc[key1] .
> but if  i have several arguments to func1 , like
> 
> execfunc = { 'key1' : func1(**args) }
> 
> how can i execute func1 with variable args?
> using eval or exec?
> 
> thanks

Eval or exec aren't needed.  Normally you would just do...

    execfunc['key1'](**args)

If your arguments are stored ahead of time with your function...

    execfunc = {'key1':(func1, args)}

You could then do...

    func, args = execfunc['key1']
    func(**args)

Cheers,
    Ron





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