importing out of cwd
Matthew Dixon Cowles
matt at mondoinfo.com
Sat Sep 9 23:34:28 CEST 2000
On Sat, 09 Sep 2000 14:10:11 -0700, Neil Macneale
<macneale at cats.ucsc.edu> wrote:
>What is the syntax to import something that is not in the current working
>directory. Specifically I want to import something from one directory up.
>There must be some way to do this (without adding the top directory
>to my puthon path) that I have missed.
The usual idiom is to add the directory to your python path, albeit
Another method that can be used is to read the contents of the file
into a string and then use Fredrik Lundh's technique for loading a
module from a string:
But there's almost never a need to do that.
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