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Python Compile and Exec test
# Compile and Exec test
# Just making sure that exec deals with scoping correctly
# Note that the compile statement compiles code into bytecode, but does not execute it
# Reference:
def pakrox2():
print "pakrox2 external"
code = ""
def test():
s = "def pakrox():\n"
s += "\tprint 1+1\n"
def pakrox2():
print 'pakrox2 internal'
s += "pakrox()\n"
s += "pakrox2()\n"
global code
code = compile(s, '<string>', 'exec')
exec code # should print 'pakrox 2 internal'
exec code # should print 'pakrox 2 external'
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