[Python-ideas] Idea: Importing from arbitrary filenames

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 03:20:31 EDT 2018

On 15 April 2018 at 17:12, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> If you want to do this dynamically relative to the current module,
> then it's possible to do:
>     global __path__
>     __path__[:] = (some_directory, some_other_directory)
>     custom_mod = importlib.import_module(".name", package=__name__)

Copy and paste error there: to make this work in non-package modules,
drop the "[:]" from the __path__ assignment.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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