Possible to import a module whose name is contained in a variable?

Ed Leafe ed at leafe.com
Mon Mar 7 14:28:01 CET 2005

On Mar 7, 2005, at 5:23 AM, Michael Hoffman wrote:

> Avoiding exec (which is a statement, not a function) is much more
> important. Since it executes arbitrary code, you can get unpredictable
> results from it.

	Is there any way to use __import__ to replace the following:

exec("from %s import *" % modulename)

  Ed Leafe
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