[Python-Dev] [Python-3000] No beta2 tonight

Jesse Noller jnoller at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 17:36:34 CEST 2008

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:07 AM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 6:16 AM, Jesse Noller <jnoller at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 3375: Guido (thanks guido) looked into this, and while I banged my
>> head on it a lot yesterday - guido's identified the issue, and now I
>> need to figure out a fix - help is welcome on this one.
> You're welcome. I would have never found this if I hadn't had a
> heightened awareness of the sys.path_importer_cache variable recently,
> due to implementing a zipimport.py for Google App Engine. :-)
> I can try looking for a fix later today (in a few hours). A very crude
> fix would be to just remove all keys that have NullImporter values
> from that variable just before attempting to import the module that
> was just built. I'm hoping for something subtler though; I wonder if
> there's an identifyable point where the lib directory got created.

An additional note for anyone else - this is only under py3k - trunk
is perfectly fine.

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