Edit Python code programmatically
ggpolo at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 14:17:03 CET 2008
2008/2/9, Arnaud Delobelle <arnodel at googlemail.com>:
> On Feb 9, 12:32 pm, "Guilherme Polo" <ggp... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2008/2/9, Alex <noname9... at gmail.com>:
> > > Guilherme Polo wrote:
> > > > 2008/2/9, Alex <noname9... at gmail.com>:
> > > >> Which library could you recommend to perform simple editing of Python
> > > >> code (from Python program)? For example, open *.py file, find specific
> > > >> function definition, add another function call inside, find existing
> > > >> call and change parameter value, etc.
> > > > You are after inspect, it is included with python.
> > > Yes, I forgot to mention - I'm new to Python. I didn't necessary mention
> > > 3rd party library. Simply such wasn't mentioned in library review and
> > > tutorials, so I didn't know of it. What's the module's name?
> > inspect is a module, inspect is the name. It is not a module for
> > editing Python code per se, but it will help with the other part.
> I don't think the OP wants to edit python code *objects*, rather he
> wants to edit python *source* code programmatically. Inspect is not
> the tool for this.
I didn't tell him to use inspect to edit python code, I said it was
useful for the other part. The other part, as he mentioned on his
email is: "find specific
function definition, add another function call inside, find existing
-- Guilherme H. Polo Goncalves
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