[IronPython] Importing embedded .py files
joesox at gmail.com
Mon Jul 3 16:21:51 CEST 2006
On 7/3/06, Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
> JoeSox wrote:
> > On 7/2/06, Sanghyeon Seo <sanxiyn at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> 2006/7/3, JoeSox <joesox at gmail.com>:
> >>> What is the correct way to import an embedded module file(s) into a
> >>> PythonEngine? (snip)
> >> This is an interesting use case that could be done with PEP 302 import
> >> hooks. In CPython it was introduced to allow importing modules from
> >> .zip files, but in .NET setting it certainly makes sense to allow
> >> importing modules embedded in the assembly, which I believe is not yet
> >> possible with IronPython.
> > Interesting. Hopefully it will be supported in the future, until then
> > I guess I will include my script files with my .dll, which seems odd
> > to.
> As a workaround, you could create your own module objects very easily
> assuming you have the source code as a string.
> import imp
> import sys
> newModule = imp.new_module(moduleName)
> exec(sourceCode, newModule.__dict__)
> sys.modules[moduleName] = newModule
> You *should* then be able to import from this module in the normal way.
> (Unless I have made a mistake in the above code.)
I can get the resources as a string so I'll have to play around with
that. Thanks good idea.
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