Program, Application, and Software

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Nov 19 05:19:19 CET 2010


On 11/18/2010 7:57 PM, Martin Gregorie wrote:
[...]
> .pyc files are an optional extra: in a *nix environment they are not 
> produced if you use a hash-bang line to execute the source file: they 
> only appear if you run the source with a "python file.py" command.
> 
Close, but no cigar. They are only created (assuming file permissions
permit) when the module is *imported*.

regards
 Steve
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