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Enums are Singletons - but not always?


On 5/23/20 2:21 PM, Ralf M. wrote:
> Hello,
>
> recently I wrote a small library that uses an Enum. That worked as
> expected. Then I added a main() and if __name__ == "__main__" to make
> it runable as script. Now Enum members that should be the same aren't
> identical any more, there seem to be two instances of the same Enum.
>
> I think I know what's going on, but cannot find a good and elegant way
> to avoid the problem. I hope someone here can help me there.

I don;'t think Python anywhere defines that a enum will be a singleton,
and you should be checking for equality (==) not identity (is)

-- 
Richard Damon