[Python-Dev] Fix import errors to have data

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Tue Jul 27 19:45:07 CEST 2004

Thomas Heller wrote:
> Jim Fulton <jim at zope.com> writes:


>>Hm, perhaps it would be better to provide an API (if there isn't one
>>already) to test whether a module is present.
> Doesn't imp.find_module do this? On Windows:

Nope. It doesn't handle packages.

 >>> import compiler.ast
 >>> import imp
 >>> imp.find_module('compiler.ast')
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
ImportError: No module named compiler.ast


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