Life's better without builtins? (was: Life's better without braces)

Moshe Zadka moshez at
Sat Feb 26 09:28:38 EST 2000

On Sat, 26 Feb 2000, Gerrit Holl wrote:

[I tried to write]
> def reload(module):
> 	del sys.modules[module]
> 	exec 'import '+module

[Gerrit found a bug]
> No. The 'reload()' function takes a module and returns a module:
> >>> import os
> >>> reload(os)
> <module 'os' from '/usr/local/lib/python1.5/os.pyc'>

I'm sorry, but my version is so buggy anyway, it probably isn't even
funny. Someone did have a working version -- just search this thread.

Moshe Zadka <mzadka at>. 
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