[IronPython] from X import Y brokenness

Jonathan Jacobs korpse-ironpython at kaydash.za.net
Tue Jul 5 16:39:48 CEST 2005


Recently, I've run across a bit of a bug while importing things with the
"from X import Y" syntax, when Y is anything but an an attribute of X
that already exists.


IronPython 0.7.6 on .NET 2.0.50215.44
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  >>> from foo import bar
  >>> repr(bar)
  >>> from foo.bar import quux
  >>> repr(quux)
'<function quux at 0x00EA7F4A>'

One can work around the problem by doing a "regular" import first:

  >>> import foo.bar
  >>> from foo import bar
  >>> repr(bar)
'<module foo.bar from "C:\\Documents and

After doing some digging I've come up with a solution. Even though I
don't really think it is a clean solution, I've attached the patch anyway.


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