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davea at davea.name
Sat Jul 27 15:35:50 CEST 2013
On 07/27/2013 09:19 AM, Devyn Collier Johnson wrote:
> About the aliases, I have tried setting pwd() as an alias for
> "os.getcwd()", but I cannot type "pwd()" and get the desired output.
> Instead, I must type "pwd". I tested this in Guake running Python3.3.
> >>> os.getcwd()
> >>> pwd = os.getcwd()
> >>> pwd()
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> TypeError: 'str' object is not callable
> >>> pwd
> >>> pwd() = os.getcwd()
> File "<stdin>", line 1
> SyntaxError: can't assign to function call
> How could I make pwd() work?
Don't call getcwd() when making the alias. You want it to be called
when USING the alias.
pwd = os.getcwd #creates the alias
pwd() #runs the alias
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