Excluding specific module from import

Tom Harris TomH at optiscan.com
Tue Sep 3 20:31:48 EDT 2002


I have a library that tries to import mx.DateTime, and on failure uses its
own implementation. The problem is that I am building an executable, and I
would much rather not have mx imported, as it increases the size of the
executable by a factor of two. Could someone give me an idea how to frob
things so that import will fail to import mx.*. I cannot frob sys.path as it
only contains a path to site-packages. I would sooner not rewrite the

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