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cpython-withatomic / Lib / copy_reg.py

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# Helper to provide extensibility for pickle/cPickle.

dispatch_table = {}
safe_constructors = {}

def pickle(ob_type, pickle_function, constructor_ob = None):
    dispatch_table[ob_type] = pickle_function

    if constructor_ob is not None:
        constructor(constructor_ob)

def constructor(object):
    safe_constructors[object] = 1

# Example: provide pickling support for complex numbers.

def pickle_complex(c):
    return complex, (c.real, c.imag)

pickle(type(1j), pickle_complex, complex)