How to import only one module in a package when the package __init__.py has already imports the modules?
robert.kern at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 20:47:18 CET 2009
Peng Yu wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 11:43 PM, Steven D'Aprano
> <steve at remove-this-cybersource.com.au> wrote:
>> On Sat, 31 Oct 2009 22:54:47 -0500, Peng Yu wrote:
>>> So python would not be able to accommodate my preference one
>>> class/function per file?
>> Of course it does! You can do that RIGHT NOW -- just put one class per
>>> I.e., I have to use something like 'from spam
>>> import spam' or 'spam.spam()',
>> How else do you expect to use the class if you don't import it?
>>> or accept that the filename is not the
>>> same as the class/function name.
>> So let me see...
>> You don't want to write "import spam; spam.spam()"
>> You don't want to write "from spam import spam; spam()"
>> You don't want to write "from Spam import spam; spam()"
>> You don't want to write "from spam import Spam; Spam()"
>> What exactly do you want?
> When I define class spam in file spam.py, I want to call it by
> import spam
> If spam.py is in dir/, then I want to call it by
> import dir.spam
That's just not how Python imports work.
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