Possible to import from a cStringIO file object vs. file on disk?

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Feb 26 17:59:56 CET 2010


python at bdurham.com wrote:
> Is it possible to import from a cStringIO file object (containing
> compiled byte code) vs. a physical file on disk?
>  
> I'm thinking that this is possible, given Python's ability to import
> from zip files, but I'm not sure where to look next.
>  
> Thank you,
> Malcolm
> 

You'll need to write a custom importer. PEP 302 contains the necessary
details.

regards
 Steve
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