How can I know the name of "caller"

Jay Loden python at
Tue Jun 19 23:58:46 CEST 2007

billiejoex wrote:
> Hi there,
> unfortunately, I'm compelled to apply a sort of monkey patching at the
> code of an existing libreary that I can't modify directly.
> Here's my question
> Having such code:
> class test:
>     def caller(self):
>         self.b()
>     def called(self):
>         pass
> ...(if it is possible) how can I get, from method "called", the name
> of function/method that called it (in this case "caller")?
> Thanks in advance

I asked a similar/related question recently, it might put you on the right track also:


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