[Python-Dev] package imports, sys.path and os.chdir()
ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 02:39:00 CEST 2012
On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 7:30 AM, Christian Tismer <tismer at stackless.com> wrote:
> No big deal and easy to work around, I just would like to understand why.
I don't like it either and want to change it, but I'm also not going
to mess with it until the importlib bootstrapping is fully integrated
For the moment, there's a workaround in runpy to ensure at least
__main__.__file__ is always absolute (even when using the -m switch).
Longer term, I'd like to see __file__ and __path__ entries to be
guaranteed to be *always* absolutely, even when they're imported
relative to the current working directory.
Nick Coghlan | ncoghlan at gmail.com | Brisbane, Australia
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