[Python-Dev] how important is setting co_filename for a module being imported to what __file__ is set to?

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Mon Aug 31 02:26:08 CEST 2009

On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 5:23 PM, Brett Cannon<brett at python.org> wrote:
> Right; the code object would think it was loaded from the original
> location it was created at instead of where it actually is. Now why
> someone would want to move their .pyc files around instead of
> recompiling I don't know short of not wanting to send someone source.

I already mentioned replication; it could also just be a matter of
downloading a tarball with .py and .pyc files.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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