How to Suppress Interactive Assignment to "_"
__peter__ at web.de
Fri Jan 1 18:06:18 CET 2010
> The gettext module uses the convention of defining a function named
> "_" that maps text into its translation.
> This conflicts with the automatic interactive interpreter assignment
> of expressions to a variable with that same name.
> While if you are careful, you can avoid that assignment while
> debugging, and you can choose a different function for gettext, this
> conflict is a nuisance. I am looking for a way to suppress the
> expression assignment to _ or to change the name of the variable
> assigned to. Is this possible? Using Python 2.6.
$ cat displayhook.py
import __builtin__ as builtin
if obj is not None:
builtin._last_result = obj
sys.displayhook = displayhook
$ python -i displayhook.py
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
NameError: name '_' is not defined
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