How to find the package a module belongs to ?
bsb at winnegan.de
Fri Jun 1 23:57:21 CEST 2001
gmcm at hypernet.com (Gordon McMillan) writes:
> Jeff Sandys wrote:
> [Sasa Zivkov]
> >> 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.
Just use the module's __name__ attribute, in both cases it's 'p.x'.
A module is part of a package iff it's __name__ attribute contains a
>>> import xml.dom.html as H
>>> import socket as S
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