Loading a module from a subdirectory

Automn automn at willow.org
Fri Jan 23 19:23:36 CET 2015


On 2014-03-10, Virgil Stokes <vs at it.uu.se> wrote:
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> I have the following folder-file structure:
>
>   C:/PythonCode/VideoPlayerSimulator/
>                                   +--  __init__.py   (empty file)
>                                   +--  GlbVars.py (contains the single 
> class Glb)
>
>   C:/PythonCode/VideoPlayerSimulator/RubberBanding/
>                                           +--  __init__.py
>                                           +--  ImportDemo.py
>
>   where, ImportDemo.py contains the following code (a single line):
>
> from VideoPlayerSimulator.GlbVars import Glb as G
>
>   gives the following error when I execute it:
>
> *ImportError: No module named VideoPlayerSimulator.GlbVars*
>
>   Note:
>    1. My sys.path contains:
>       ['C:\\PythonCode\\VideoPlayerSimulator', ...]
>    2. Python 2.7.5 on a Window 7 platform
>    3. The same ImportDemo.py file when executed on my Window Vista platform
>       with the same folder-file structure, *DOES NOT* give an error and 
> works
>       as expected.
>
> Why does the error occur, and why does it not occur on the Windows Vista 
> platform?
>

I don't think you understand what Mr. Otten said, it is not undefined behaviour,
maybe you could demangle your import statement.

Automn



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