Beginners question about debugging (import)
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Tue Jan 22 19:48:03 CET 2008
Albert van der Horst schrieb:
> I'm starting with Python. First with some interactive things,
> working through the tutorial,
> then with definitions in a file called sudoku.py.
> Of course I make lots of mistakes, so I have to include that file
> time and again.
> I discovered (the hard way) that the second time you invoke
> from sudoku.py import *
> nothing happens.
> There is reload. But it only seems to work with
> import sudoku
> Now I find myself typing ``sudoku.'' all the time:
> Is there a more convenient way?
> (This is a howto question, rather difficult to get answered
> from the documentation.)
import sudoku as s
However, I find it easier to just create a test.py and run that from the
shell. For the exact reason that reload has it's caveats and in the end,
more complex testing-code isn't really feasible anyway. If you need to,
drop into the interactive prompt using
python -i test.py
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