Python recursively __getattribute__
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Mon Nov 22 21:44:15 CET 2010
On Nov 22, 7:57 pm, Terry Reedy <tjre... at udel.edu> wrote:
> On 11/22/2010 10:46 AM, Roman Dolgiy wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I need to implement such behavior:
> > obj.attr1.attr2.attr3 --> obj.attr1__attr2__attr3
> obj.attr1.attr2.attr3 is parsed as ((obj.attr1).attr2).attr3,
> so this cannot work in general but only if attr1 and attr2 are known to
> not be 'final' names.
> > It looks like I have to override obj's class __getattribute__ and also
> > use python descriptors somehow.
> > Any help will be much appreciated.
> The code posted there by THC4k depened on such knowledge, which you gave
> there but not here.
> Terry Jan Reedy
I need to support a lot of legacy code, with THC4k's approach I'll
have to modify project's existing code to use obj.attr1.val instead of
obj.attr1 but this is not suitable.
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