Replace all references to one object with references to other

John Gordon gordon at
Fri Aug 5 22:54:20 CEST 2011

In <j1hl5v$9gj$1 at> John Gordon <gordon at> writes:

> In <mailman.1937.1312573077.1164.python-list at> Jack Bates <ms419 at> writes:

> > I have two objects, and I want to replace all references to the first
> > object - everywhere - with references to the second object. What can I
> > try?

> The simplest answer to your question is to assign object2 to object1

I think I have that backwards, but the intent should be clear:

  object1 = object2

  # many references to object1 follow, which will now reference object2

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