[Python-Dev] Importing .pyc in -O mode and vice versa

Oleg Broytmann phd at phd.pp.ru
Sat Nov 4 17:47:37 CET 2006

On Sat, Nov 04, 2006 at 04:47:37PM +0100, "Martin v. L?wis" wrote:
> Patch #1346572 proposes to also search for .pyc when OptimizeFlag
> is set, and for .pyo when it is not set. The author argues this is
> for consistency, as the zipimporter already does that.
> This reasoning is somewhat flawed, of course: to achieve consistency,
> one could also change the zipimporter instead.
> However, I find the proposed behaviour reasonable: Python already
> automatically imports the .pyc file if .py is not given and vice
> versa. So why not look for .pyo if the .pyc file is not present?
> What do you think?

   +1 from me.

     Oleg Broytmann            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
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