Implementing #define macros similar to C on python
rosuav at gmail.com
Fri Nov 15 04:49:52 CET 2013
On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 1:29 PM, JL <lightaiyee at gmail.com> wrote:
> One of my favorite tools in C/C++ language is the preprocessor macros.
> One example is switching certain print messages for debugging use only
> #ifdef DEBUG_ENABLE
> DEBUG_PRINT print
> Is it possible to implement something similar in python? Thank you.
There are usually other ways to do things. For instance, you can
define a function to either do something or do nothing:
debug_print = print
debug_print = lambda: None
debug_print("This won't be shown unless we're in debug mode!")
But as Dave says, you could write a preprocessor if you need one.
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