Running external module and accessing the created objects

Kene Meniru Kene.Meniru at illom.org
Tue Mar 12 02:23:19 CET 2013


Dave Angel wrote:

> On 03/11/2013 07:57 PM, Kene Meniru wrote:

> 
> I hope you're just kidding.  execfile() and exec() are two of the most
> dangerous mechanisms around.  import or __import__() would be much
> better, as long as your user hasn't already run myapp.py as his script.
> 

It does what I want. Security is another issue and I understand but can't 
help it until I find another solution.

import does not do what I want.

How does __import__() work and what do you mean "as long as your user hasn't 
already run myapp.py as his script."? 

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