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Grant Edwards invalid at invalid.invalid
Fri Nov 22 16:08:04 CET 2013


On 2013-11-22, Steven D'Aprano <steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info> wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Nov 2013 18:22:29 +0530, Bharath Kummar wrote:
>
>> 1)  Is it possible to Retrieve the address of a variable in python ? 
>
> No. Variables in Python are not at fixed addresses, like in Pascal or C, 
> they are names in a namespace.
>
> You can read this post for some more information about the difference 
> between C variables and Python variables, and calling conventions across 
> different languages:
>
> https://mail.python.org/pipermail/tutor/2010-December/080505.html
>
> It's a long post, but to summarise the part about variables:
>
> In languages like Pascal or C, the compiler keeps a table mapping 
> variable names to fixed memory addresses, like this:
>
> Variable  Address
>========  =======
> x         10234
> y         10238
> z         10242

FWIW, that's only true for some sorts of variables.  Other variables
have an address that is relative to a stack or frame pointer.

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