[Python-Dev] Fix import errors to have data

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Tue Jul 27 19:45:55 CEST 2004

Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 13:25, Tim Peters wrote:
>>Sure!  Jim wants to distinguish "absenceness" from "brokenness" for
>>some reason.
> So, why doesn't imp.find_module() fit the bill?

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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