How about some syntactic sugar for " __name__ == '__main__' "?

Vito De Tullio vito.detullio at gmail.com
Sun Nov 16 11:26:50 CET 2014


Steven D'Aprano wrote:

> Chris Kaynor wrote:
> 
>> I was thinking along the lines of replacing:
>> 
>> if __name__ == "__main__":
>> <<<block of code>>>
>> 
>> with
>> 
>> @main
>> def myFunction()
>> <<<<block of code>>
>> 
>> Both blocks of code will be called at the same time.
> 
> 
> You can't guarantee that, because you cannot tell ahead of time when the
> "if __name__" statement will be run. It is *usually* at the end of the
> file, but that's just the normal useful convention, it is not a hard
> requirement.


sure you can: simply the main decorator is just something like

def main(myMainFunction):
    if myMainFunction.__module__ == '__main__':
        myMainFunction()
    return myMainFunction




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