[Python-Dev] imputil

Thomas Heller thomas.heller@ion-tof.com
Fri, 17 Nov 2000 17:21:50 +0100

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?