[Import-sig] Re: [Python-Dev] imputil

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 17 Nov 2000 11:35:09 -0500

> imputil, which is now an official part of
> python, changes the semantics of sys.path
> as soon as importers are installed.
> On the other hand, a quick and dirty search
> finds at least these files in the standard library
> where it is assumed that sys.path is a list of strings:
> linecache.py, profile.py, pdb.py, pyclbr.py
> Should imputil be fixed to install the ImportManager
> in a different way (not installing the importers
> into sys.path), or should the library be fixed?

Sorry to burst your bubble.  Imputil is still experimental.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)