Forcing absolute package imports in 2.7?
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Apr 14 01:10:06 CEST 2011
In article <mailman.23.1301538403.2990.python-list at python.org>,
Michael Parker <michael.g.parker at gmail.com> wrote:
>I'm reading Learning Python 4th Edition by Lutz. In the section on
>relative package imports, he says: "In Python 3.0, the `import
>modname` statement is always absolute, skipping the containing
>package=92s directory. In 2.6, this statement form still performs
>relative imports today (i.e., the package=92s directory is searched
>first), but these will become absolute in Python 2.7, too.`
>But in my own testing I'm not seeing this behavior. Was it not
>included in 2.7 for fear of breaking too many programs?
from __future__ import absolute_import
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