compiling module from string and put into namespace

bruno at modulix onurb at xiludom.gro
Fri May 12 13:43:31 CEST 2006

glomde wrote:
> Hi,
> I want to create a function that preprocesses a file and then imports
> the parsed file.
> What I found out is that you can do something like this:
> def ImportFile(fileName):
>     parsedCode = Parser(fileName).Parse()
>     module = new.module(name)
>     exec parsedCode in module.__dict__
>     sys.modules[name] = module
>     import name
> But this works only if the ImportFile isnt loaded from a module.
> Since the import is local.

Look for __import__() (it's in the builtins) and sys.modules.

bruno desthuilliers
python -c "print '@'.join(['.'.join([w[::-1] for w in p.split('.')]) for
p in 'onurb at xiludom.gro'.split('@')])"

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