class initialization problem

alex23 wuwei23 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 07:33:13 CEST 2009


On Sep 18, 3:31 pm, alex23 <wuwe... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sep 18, 3:08 pm, rantingrick <rantingr... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > ok here is some code. this will cause an infinite recursion.
>
> > class A():
> >     def __init__(self, *args):
> >         self.nestedA = A(*args) #NO GOOD!
>
> How about:
>
>   class A(object):
>       def __init__(self, first=True, *args):
>       if first:
>           self.nestedA = A(first=False, *args)
>
> That's about the only way I can see you easily avoiding the
> recursiveness.

Only, y'know, with the right indentation:

class A(object):
    def __init__(self, first=True, *args):
        if first:
            self.nestedA = A(first=False, *args)



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