[Python-Dev] Fix import errors to have data
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Aug 2 06:57:31 CEST 2004
At 04:49 PM 8/2/04 +1200, Greg Ewing wrote:
> > That might be over-cautious. It's probably safe to keep modules whose
> > code executed without error.
>No, it's not. If A and B import each other, and A fails after
>importing B, then B ends up with a reference to a broken A
>even though it executed without error.
Argh. I can't believe I missed that. Now that you mention it, I think
that point was already brought up just a few days ago here. Maybe even by
you. :) Ah well, please pardon my sudden case of obliviousness. :)
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