Python – Create a function in runtime

import types

def create_function(name, args):

def y(): pass

y_code = types.CodeType(args,
y.func_code.co_nlocals,
y.func_code.co_stacksize,
y.func_code.co_flags,
y.func_code.co_code,
y.func_code.co_consts,
y.func_code.co_names,
y.func_code.co_varnames,
y.func_code.co_filename,
name,
y.func_code.co_firstlineno,
y.func_code.co_lnotab)

return types.FunctionType(y_code, y.func_globals, name)

myfunc = create_function('myfunc', 3)

print repr(myfunc)
print myfunc.func_name
print myfunc.func_code.co_argcount

myfunc(1,2,3,4)
# TypeError: myfunc() takes exactly 3 arguments (4 given)

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