Python equivt of __FILE__ and __LINE__

Jeff Schwab jeff at
Wed Feb 13 18:48:56 CET 2008

alain wrote:
> On Feb 12, 7:44 pm, Jeff Schwab <j... at> wrote:
>> It still would be nice to have syntax as clean as __FILE__ and __LINE__.
> There exists an undocumented builtin called __file__, but
> unfortunately no corresponding __line__

Drat!  So close!  Thanks for the info.  Oh well, I guess special cases 
aren't all that special, anyway.

Maybe a function called could return a tuple of the file 
name and line number, to allow syntax like:

     print("The program has reached %f:%d" %

Methods names like file_name() and line_no() aren't too hideous, either.

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