Testing the availability of a module
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Mon Dec 19 20:26:22 CET 2005
Bo Peng wrote:
> Is there a better way than doing
> import aModule
> has_aModule = False
> has_aModule = True
> The main concern here is that loading aModule is unnecessary (and may
> take time).
Yes. Specifically catch ImportError in your except clause.
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