Python 2.5 execfile() works only once, why ?

Stef Mientki stef.mientki at gmail.com
Sat Oct 10 00:09:50 CEST 2009


thanks Carl,
in the mean while I found a good working solution thorugh wx.Execute.

cheers,
Stef

Carl Banks wrote:
> On Oct 9, 11:15 am, Stef Mientki <stef.mien... at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> hello,
>>
>> I'm working on a kind of IDE, to build and distribute Python programs.
>>
>> One of the parts is editing a build file for py2exe and running the
>> modified script.
>>
>> In  the script editor I've an accelerator key, to launch these tasks:
>> - save modified script file
>> - run modified script file
>> - catch log and error information from py2exe
>> - launch the distro executable
>>
>>       self.Edit.SaveFile ( self.Edit.Filename )
>>       Globalsx = {}
>>       #Globalsx [ 'stdout' ]  = self.Log
>>       execfile ( self.Edit.Filename, Globalsx  )
>>
>> The above code (with or without the stdout redirection),
>> works perfect, ....
>> ... the first time ...
>> but does (almost?) nothing (doesn't crash, try / except around execfile),
>> although the source file "self.Edit.Filename" has changed.
>>
>> Could someone give me an explanation, why this happens ?
>>     
>
> I'm guessing you have references to objects from the first time you
> ran execfile that don't get updated.  It's kind of hard to tell.
>
>
> Carl Banks
>   




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