eval or execute, is this the (most) correct way ?

Stef Mientki stef.mientki at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 19:47:19 CEST 2008


Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Aug 2008 17:26:56 +0200, Stef Mientki wrote:
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>> I'm trying to make an editor with an integrated Shell.
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>> Is this the (most) correct / elegant way, or are there better solutions
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> The best solution is not to re-invent the wheel: "import code" is the way 
> to emulate Python's interactive interpreter.
sorry, but that confuses me even more,
I don;t have a file / module,
just a workspace and one or more lines of code in memory.
>  Try running "python -m code" 
> at a regular shell (not the Python shell, your operating system's shell).
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I might have been not clear enough,
I'm trying to build an python-IDE,
so I definitely want to run code from memory.

cheers,
Stef
> Doing a search of the file code.py, I don't find the string "eval" at 
> all. My guess is that your approach is probably not the best way.
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