Can I import from a directory that starts with a dot (.) ?
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Apr 14 04:14:15 CEST 2009
Matthew Wilson <matt at tplus1.com> writes:
> I want to have .foo directory that contains some python code. I can't
> figure out how to import code from that .foo directory. Is this even
Packages and modules need to have names that are valid Python
identifiers. That precludes the ‘.’ character (among many others).
You could delve into the import mechanism for ways to get a valid-named
module imported from a file with a different name; but surely it would
be simpler to have valid names on the filesystem in the first place.
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