[pypy-issue] [issue1379] Certain packages are missing from pkgutil.iter_modules()

Amaury Forgeot d Arc tracker at bugs.pypy.org
Tue Jan 22 12:03:58 CET 2013

Amaury Forgeot d Arc <amauryfa at gmail.com> added the comment:

pkgutil cannot see built-in modules, only Python modules (*.py) and extension modules (*.so or *.pyd).
PyPy has almost no extension module; all modules are translated and linked with the main executable.
Note that you can do the same with CPython, 

For the missing modules, some of them are accelerator modules that pypy does not need (thanks to the 
JIT, a C version is not necessarily faster): _json, _struct...
The remaining one are missing, but nobody really noticed so far.

Aside from this list, is there a missing feature that you really need?

nosy: +afa
status: unread -> chatting

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