reload fails if module not in sys.path

Lonnie Princehouse finite.automaton at
Fri Oct 21 20:59:39 CEST 2005

> That's OK, but you may find fiddling with sys.path is more productive :-)

Yeah, that's what I'm doing and it works just fine.  When I stumbled
over this behavior yesterday it seemed (and still does) like a
low-priority bug in reload.  I was hoping a guru would reply with
something like, "Of course that's how it is.  If reload() tried to use
the __file__ attribute, a universe-ending paradox would ensue


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