import module and execute function at runtime

denny at denny at
Fri Jan 13 13:45:58 EST 2006

Hello, rookie here.

I'm trying to import a module at runtime using variables to specify
which module, and which functions to execute. for example:

mStr = "sys"
fStr = "exit"

# load mod
mod = __import__(mStr)
# call function

can i do this sort of thing? other suggestions?

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