[Python-ideas] Module local namespaces
jcarlson at uci.edu
Thu Jan 4 02:51:28 CET 2007
"Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org> wrote:
> On 1/3/07, Josiah Carlson <jcarlson at uci.edu> wrote:
> > -1 . The only thing that possibly should be fixed is that modules
> > should only be inserted into sys.modules after they have been imported
> > completely and correctly.
> I agree, but there's the wrinkle that during recursive imports you
> want partially-imported modules to be importable. I believe we once
> agreed on a solution but I don't recall what it was. Does anybody
I don't remember what was agreed upon, but what about something like...
newmodule = ...
sys.modules[name] = newmodule
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