How to find the package a module belongs to ?
gmcm at hypernet.com
Fri Jun 1 17:02:40 EDT 2001
Jeff Sandys wrote:
>> I have a package containing several modules.
>> Is is possible, within a module,
>> to say "give me the package I belong to" ?
Strictly speaking, no, not automatically, because module x within package p
may be loaded as p.x or just as x.
>It would sure be nice to pull this information from some
>secret variable without having to explicitly name them.
But every module has a __file__ attribute that will tell you (whether the
module is loaded as x or p.x) that it came from some/path/p/x.py.
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