akonsu at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 01:56:26 CEST 2009
On Sep 28, 7:51 pm, Steven D'Aprano <st... at REMOVE-THIS-
> On Mon, 28 Sep 2009 16:41:36 -0700, akonsu wrote:
> > hello,
> > is there a way to determine the file location of a loaded module?
> > assuming it is not built in.
> > import settings
> > print settings
> > produces: <module 'settings' from 'd:\ko\mysite\settings.pyc'>
> > i would like to get to this path somehow other than by parsing the
> > string representation of the module. is there a property on
> > types.ModuleType? i could not find anything...
> Did you look at dir(settings) for a list of method and attribute names?
> Look at module.__file__. But be careful because some modules are "built
> in", that is, they don't actually exist as a separate file and are part
> of the Python compiler. E.g.:
> >>> import sys
> >>> sys.__file__
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute '__file__'>>> sys
> <module 'sys' (built-in)>
thanks! i did not know about dir() method.
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