"constructor" or initialization function for module

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Sun Aug 19 03:25:06 CEST 2007

beginner wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> An extended module (.pyd) written in C have an init function that is
> called when the module is imported. Does anyone know if there is a way
> to provide an init function for a module written in python?
The body of a Python module is executed the first time it is imported 
(that's how the functions and classes get defined: class and def 
statements are executable), so just put your initialization code inline.

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