What is the function to evaluate code object returned byPyParser _SimpleParseString function?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Nov 16 00:11:49 CET 2007


"Borse, Ganesh" <ganesh.borse at credit-suisse.com> wrote in message 
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| Py_CompileString takes the source code from file, isn't it?

No.

| As can be seen from the syntax of this function: "PyObject* 
Py_CompileString(char *str, char *filename, int start)"

I am rather sure that the filename param is the same as for the 
Python-level builtin function compile:
      compile( string, filename, kind[, flags[, dont_inherit]])

Compile the string into a code object. Code objects can be executed by an 
exec statement or evaluated by a call to eval(). The filename argument 
should give the file from which the code was read; pass some recognizable 
value if it wasn't read from a file ('<string>' is commonly used).

The filename is used for exception traceback messages. 






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