Changing the module not taking effect in calling module

Juho Schultz juho.schultz at helsinki.fi
Tue Sep 27 11:01:57 CEST 2005


Gopal wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I've a module report.py having a set of funtions to open/close/write
> data to a log file. I invoke these functions from another module
> script.py.
> 
> Whenever I'm changing something in report.py, I'm running the file
> (however, it has not effect). After that I'm running script.py again.
> However, the output is not taking effect.
> 
> If I shut the IDLE interpreter and all the other files and then reopen
> again; and then run script.py, the output is taking effect.
> 
> Is there any way to improve it? I'm new to Python.
> 
> -Gopal.
> 

you could try "reload(module)" instead of "import module" or running the file.



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