How to read file during module import?

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Mon Apr 12 20:03:04 CEST 2010

En Sun, 11 Apr 2010 19:43:03 -0300, HigStar <adrian at> escribió:

> I have had trouble with the __file__ attribute in the past, when using
> py2exe (i.e. on the windows platform) and using the bundle feature
> (which zips all files).
> Using os.path.realpath( __file__ ) resolves to something like .../
> Then when trying to perform an open on a file, say .../
> packageName/supportingPackageName, the file can not be found.

Use pkgutil.get_data then:

Gabriel Genellina

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