How to pass a global variable to a module?

Hendrik van Rooyen hendrik at
Wed Sep 30 09:08:39 CEST 2009

On Tuesday, 29 September 2009 20:24:53 Mars creature wrote:

> >From the link Gregor posted, it seems no way to share variable between
> modules.
> I can understand the point that global variables tends to mess up
> programs.
> Assume that I have 10 parameters need to pass to the function. If
> these parameters are fixed, I can use another module to store these 10
> parameters, and import to the module, as suggested by jean-michel. But
> what if these 10 parameters will be changed in the main program?
> Passing the variable to the function as a parameter suggested by Rami
> will certainly do, but I am wondering weather there are other ways.
> What you'd like to code it?

You can put all the 10 things in a file called say

Then where you need it, you do either:

from my_params import *  to make them available where needed,


import my_params as p   and access them as:

print p.my_parm_1,p.my_parm_2,p.my_parm_3,p.my_parm_4

- Hendrik

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