[Python-Dev] making the import machinery explicit

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 04:03:05 CEST 2012

On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 2:31 AM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> What about sys.path_importer_cache: all of it or just NullImporter/None
> entries (or should that be a boolean to this function)? And shouldn't it be
> called reset_import() with the level of changes you are proposing the
> function make?

Hmm, perhaps the simpler suggestion is: "If you want a clean import
state, use multiprocessing or the subprocess module to invoke a new
instance of python" :)


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