how to get the path of a module (myself) ?

Stef Mientki stef.mientki at
Wed Jun 3 01:00:15 CEST 2009

Robert Kern wrote:
> On 2009-06-02 14:24, Stef Mientki wrote:
>>> The same rule applies for your modules. As a general rule, NEVER say:
>>> execfile('')
>>> instead do:
>>> import mymodule
>>> mymodule.some_function()
>>> mymodule.another_function()
>>> (There are exceptions, but if you need to ask what they are, you're
>>> not ready to learn them! *wink*)
>> hi Steven,
>> maybe you hit the nail right on his head.
>> But I finally want to release my program, with or without proper
>> imports, but working correctly.
>> And I'll leave the "import details" to some other guru.
> Getting the "import details" right is how you get it to work correctly.
but I realy don't understand the difference between the documents on my 
desk and a python file in a subpath.

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