import statement is case sensitive

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Feb 21 23:20:13 CET 2001


Costas wrote:
> Is there anyway to make the import statement NOT case sensitive?
> sometimes directory names are in mixed case or different case from the
> import statment.

try:

    > python -h

and read the help text.

or read this article:

    http://python.sourceforge.net/peps/pep-0235.html

or rename the directories; even if your operating system is
case-insensitive, it's probably not case ignorant.

> Also what is the purpose of even having it case sensitive. I've yet to
> see a file system that has case sensitive filenames....

time to get a real operating systems? ;-)

Cheers /F





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