Method resolution for super(Class, obj).

Bruno Desthuilliers bdesth.quelquechose at
Sun Sep 10 23:49:06 CEST 2006

ddtl a écrit :
> On 7 Sep 2006 10:42:54 -0700, in comp.lang.python you wrote:
>>Let's examine what the mro order is for class D:
>>[<class '__main__.D'>, <class '__main__.B'>, <class '__main__.C'>,
>><class '__mai
>>n__.A'>, <type 'object'>]
>>When you call d.met(), the call dispatches to the D.met() method.
>>After printing out 'D.met', you use super() to get the next class in
>>the mro order, and call that class's met method.
>>As shown with the mro(), the class after D is B.  So B.met() is called.
>>Normally, we would be done.  But take a look at B's method!
>>>class B(A):
>>>    def met(self):
>>>        print 'B.met'
>>>        super(B,self).met()
>>B.met calls super, and invokes the next met method!  So, the code does
>>exactly what you've asked it to do, and searches for the next class
>>after B in the mro list: class C.
> But when super(B,self).met() is invoked, isn't it supposed to look
> at MRO order of *B*, 

No. It's supposed to look at the MRO of self for what comes after B.

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