Source code for itertools
Rolando Espinoza La Fuente
darkrho at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 05:33:24 CEST 2010
On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 11:06 PM, vsoler <vicente.soler at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 31 ago, 04:42, Paul Rubin <no.em... at nospam.invalid> wrote:
>> vsoler <vicente.so... at gmail.com> writes:
>> > I was expecting an itertools.py file, but I don't see it in your list.
>> >> ./python3.1-3.1.2+20100829/Modules/itertoolsmodule.c
>> looks promising. Lots of stdlib modules are written in C for speed or
>> access to system facilities.
> Lawrence, Paul,
> You seem to be running a utility I am not familiar with. Perhaps this
> is because I am using Windows, and most likely you are not.
> How could I have found the answer in a windows environment?
Hard question. They are using standard unix utilities.
But you can find the source file of a python module within python:
>>> import itertools
Yours should point to a windows path. If the file ends with a ".py",
you can open the file
with any editor. If ends with ".so" or something else likely is a
compiled module in C
and you should search in the source distribution, not the binary distribution.
Hope it helps.
Rolando Espinoza La fuente
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