how can I import a module without using pythonpath?

Doug Holton insert at
Tue Dec 14 01:02:04 EST 2004

Phd wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using python 2.2, I want to import a module by referring to its 
> relative location. The reason for this is that there is another module 
> with the same name that's already in pythonpath( not my decision, but I 
> got to work around it, bummer). So is there any easy way to do it?

import sys, os
sys.path.insert(0,os.path.abspath("relative path"))
import module
sys.path.remove(os.path.abspath("relative path"))

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