trouble with reload

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Fri Aug 14 06:49:19 CEST 2009

Dr. Phillip M. Feldman wrote:
> According to the Python documentation, 'reload' reloads a previously imported
> module (so that changes made via an external editor will be effective). 
> But, when I try to use this command, I get the following error message:
> TypeError: reload() argument must be module
> Any suggestions will be appreciated.

Besides the other answers, do not use reload. It is removed in Py3 
because it cannot be made to work as people reasonably expect.


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