hidden built-in module

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar
Fri Mar 7 15:57:03 CET 2008

En Fri, 07 Mar 2008 12:15:04 -0200, koara <koara at atlas.cz> escribi�:
> On Mar 5, 1:39 pm, gigs <g... at hi.t-com.hr> wrote:
>> koara wrote:
>> > Hello, is there a way to access a module that is hidden because
>> > another module (of the same name) is found first?
>> > More specifically, i have my own logging.py module, and inside this
>> > module, depending on how initialization goes,  i may want to do 'from
>> > logging import *' from the built-in logging.
>> you can add your own logging module in extra directory that have  
>> __init__.py and
>> import it like: from extradirectory.logging import *
>> and builtin: from logging import *
> Thank you for your reply gigs. However, the point of this namespace
> harakiri is that existing code which uses 'import logging' ...
> 'logging.info()'... etc. continues working without any change.
> Renaming my logging.py file is not an option -- if it were, i wouldn't
> bother naming my module same as a built-in :-)

Read a very recent post from Bruno Desthuilliers with subject "Altering  
imported modules"

Gabriel Genellina

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