import overwrites __name__

Stephen Hansen apt.shansen at
Fri May 8 23:25:45 CEST 2009

>  So what leads to the behavior that the .pyc is not created?

PYC's are only generated on import, they're never made for the main script.

I personally like to keep my 'main script' very small. Largely just
something which imports other modules and sends them along on their

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