How to use __all__ ?
andrew-pythonlist at puzzling.org
Fri Feb 7 09:11:05 CET 2003
On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 11:35:33PM -0800, Paul Rubin wrote:
> I have a module, x.py, containing
> __all__ = ('a',)
> a = 3
> b = 5
> What's the story? I thought b was supposed to be invisible, since
> it doesn't appear in x's __all__ list. Is there some other way to
> get that effect?
__all__ only affects the "from x import *" statement.
There's no nice way to do what you want, although I suspect there are
probably nasty ones involving putting a proxy of some sort in sys.modules...
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