cattrs functionality is exposed through a
cattrs functions, such as
cattr.unstructure(), use a single
global converter. Changes done to this global converter, such as registering new
unstructure hooks, affect all code using the global
A global converter is provided for convenience as
The following functions implicitly use this global converter:
Changes made to the global converter will affect the behavior of these functions.
Larger applications are strongly encouraged to create and customize a different,
private instance of
To create a private converter, simply instantiate a
Currently, a converter contains the following state:
a registry of unstructure hooks, backed by a
a registry of structure hooks, backed by a different
a LRU cache of union disambiguation functions.
a reference to an unstructuring strategy (either AS_DICT or AS_TUPLE).
dict_factorycallable, used for creating
attrsclasses using AS_DICT.