[Tutor] sefl modifing script

Christopher Arndt chris.arndt at web.de
Tue Feb 6 18:59:08 CET 2007

Vladimir Strycek schrieb:
> Hi all,
> Is it possible to do self modifing script ? I think like variables which 
> are defined in the beginning of script could be modified by it self on 
> the run... like saving setting but not to external file but directly to 
> it self...

While what you propose is certainly possible -- after all, a Python script is
just a file and can be therefore read and altered by Python, but for the
scenario you mention it is not the best solution. What if the script is
installed read-only? What if different users on the system where the script is
installed want different settings?

There was a thread on this list titled "The best way to implement a config file
???". I would look in this direction for a solution.


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