problem with imort

Hans Nowak wurmy at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 26 04:08:23 CEST 2002


polux wrote:
> I wrote :
> 
> module=math
>  >>> import module
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<pyshell#8>", line 1, in ?
>     import module
> ImportError: No module named module
> 
> 
> How to do to give the function import a variable ?
> 

Use the __import__ function:

 >>> foo = "math"
 >>> math = __import__(foo)
 >>> math
<module 'math' (built-in)>

HTH,

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