3.10 copy_reg -- Register pickle support functions

The copy_reg module provides support for the pickle and cPickle modules. The copy module is likely to use this in the future as well. It provides configuration information about object constructors which are not classes. Such constructors may be factory functions or class instances.

constructor (object)
Declares object to be a valid constructor.

pickle (type, function[, constructor])
Declares that function should be used as a ``reduction'' function for objects of type or class type. function should return either a string or a tuple. The optional constructor parameter, if provided, is a callable object which can be used to reconstruct the object when called with the tuple of arguments returned by function at pickling time.

Send comments on this document to python-docs@python.org.