Module name does not match file name

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Mon Jul 7 11:03:17 CEST 2014


On Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:04:36 +1000, Chris Angelico wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 5:57 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info>
> wrote:
>> Can anyone explain how "import pg" can end up coming from pgmodule.so?
> 
> First guess: There's a "pg.py" somewhere that imports the so, then
> replaces itself in sys.modules.


Oh, there's a pg.py somewhere alright, but it imports _py and there is no 
_py module anywhere on the system. I don't believe that the pg.py file is 
actually used, even though it is in the site-packages next to pgmodule.py.

I did mention the maze of twisty dependencies, didn't I?



-- 
Steven



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