module import search path strangeness

Sion Arrowsmith siona at
Tue Aug 12 18:50:29 CEST 2008

Peter Otten  <__peter__ at> wrote:
>tow wrote:
>>     sys.path.append(os.path.join(project_directory, os.pardir))
>>     project_module = __import__(project_name, {}, {}, [''])
>>     sys.path.pop()

I presume that "Ouch" is in consideration of what might happen if
the subject of the __import__ also calls sys.path.append ...?

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