What is equivalent of *this = that in python?

Carsten Haese carsten at uniqsys.com
Fri Jun 1 17:49:04 CEST 2007


On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 11:30 -0400, Emin.shopper Martinian.shopper wrote:
> Dear Experts,
> 
> How do I reassign self to another object? For example, I want
> something like
> 
> class foo:
>     def Update(self,other):
>         # make this object the same as other or make this object a
> copy of other 
>         self = other # This won't work. What I really want is *this =
> other in C++ terminology.

There is no such thing in Python. What's the actual problem you're
trying to solve?

-- 
Carsten Haese
http://informixdb.sourceforge.net





More information about the Python-list mailing list