initialising a class by name

Sion Arrowsmith siona at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Wed Jan 14 14:55:38 CET 2009


Krishnakant  <krmane at gmail.com> wrote:
>By the way, is there a kind of global list of modules/classes which are
>maintained in a package once the program is loaded into memory?

sys.modules is a dict of loaded module objects, keyed by module name.
So:

>>> getattr(sys.modules["sys"], "version_info")
(2, 5, 0, 'final', 0)

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