[Python-Dev] is the 'path' argument to an importer's find_module() just a hint?

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 21:48:05 CET 2008

Brett Cannon wrote:
> Beats me. At this point I am only implementing them for
> backwards-compatibility, but they are exposing some inconsistencies in
> how various aspects of import are implemented. If I had my way they
> would be an optional thing that you would have to explicitly put on
> sys.meta_path to avoid the overhead.

Implementing it that way for your import_in_py project would probably be
a good thing :)


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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