[Python-Dev] cpython: Introduce importlib.util.ModuleManager which is a context manager to

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue May 28 23:40:38 CEST 2013

On Tue, 28 May 2013 23:29:46 +0200 (CEST)
brett.cannon <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
> +.. class:: ModuleManager(name)
> +
> +    A :term:`context manager` which provides the module to load. The module will
> +    either come from :attr:`sys.modules` in the case of reloading or a fresh
> +    module if loading a new module. Proper cleanup of :attr:`sys.modules` occurs
> +    if the module was new and an exception was raised.

What use case does this API solve?
(FWIW, I think "ModuleManager" is a rather bad name :-))



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