Usual practice: running/testing modules in a package

Casey casey.mcginty at gmail.com
Wed Aug 27 10:21:37 CEST 2008


On Aug 12, 9:57 pm, alito <alito... at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> A wrapper on the level up works:
>
> ~/python$ cat importercaller.py
> from testpackage import config
> config.hello()
>
> ~/python$ python importercaller.py
> hello
>
> So, how do I run these modules without writing a wrapper script for
> each one?

I just ran into this problem trying to run a package from a local
directory.  I agree creating another script just to import the local
package is a bad solution. Without another option, I would recommend
using a Makefile and creating a target to import the package and
kickoff the execution:

hello:
    python -c 'from testpackage import config; config.hello()'

and then "make hello" to execute the command.




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