[Python-Dev] __file__

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Mar 4 00:04:51 CET 2010

On Mar 02, 2010, at 09:06 PM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:

>(1) What happens if the __cache__ directory doesn't exist and the 
>enclosing directory is unwriteable, or if it does exist, but is 
>I expect that the byte code files will simply not be created, and 
>everything will continue without them.


but yes, just as it does today.

>(2) Presumably this only effects imports, not running python source code 
>as a script. If I do this:
>python myscript.py
>from the shell, I would expect that no __cache__ directory will be 
>created, just like today. 


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