Re: imp.find_module don't found my module but standard import statement can import this module… why ?

Eric Snow ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com
Tue Jul 5 15:44:00 CEST 2011


On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 1:36 AM, Stéphane Klein <stephane at harobed.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I would like import some module dynamically.
>

To import a module dynamically, you can use the built-in __import__ function:

  module = __import__("js")

Even better, use importlib's import_module, which is available in
2.7/3.2.  A backport is available on PyPI.

  module = importlib.import_module("js")

-eric

> First, I install "js.jquery"
>
> $ pip install js.jquery
>
> Here, I would like import "js" module.
>
>>>> import imp
>>>> imp.find_module("js")
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
> ImportError: No module named js
>>>> import js
>>>>
>
> I can't found module with "imp.find_module" but I can import it with
> standard "import" statement.
>
> Where is my mistake ?
>
> Regards,
> Stephane
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