importing modules

Dave Angel davea at
Tue Jul 30 17:37:48 CEST 2013

On 07/29/2013 05:57 PM, syed khalid wrote:
> I am attempting to import modules from Shogun to python from a non-standard
> python directory ie from my /home/xxx directory. is there a way on ubuntu
> to selectively some modules, scripts, data  from one directory and others
> modules, scripts from another directory. In other words, is there a file(s)
> that provide pointers to where these modules are located.

Your question is confusing, but the short answer is that import will 
search the sys.path list for you.  So in your main script, you can add a 
directory to that list,  before doing the imports.

It can also be done with an environment variable, or with the site file, 
but I don't bother.


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