On 05/21/2014 03:46 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> If I have a file called 1.py, is there a way to import it? Obviously I
> can't import it as itself, but in theory, it should be possible to
> import something from it. I can manage it with __import__ (this is
> Python 2.7 I'm working on, at least for the moment), but not with the
> statement form.
> # from 1 import app as application # Doesn't work with a numeric name
> application = __import__("1").app
> Is there a way to tell Python that, syntactically, this thing that
> looks like a number is really a name? Or am I just being dumb?
> (Don't hold back on that last question. "Yes" is a perfectly
> acceptable answer. But please explain which of the several
> possibilities is the way I'm being dumb. Thanks!)
> ChrisA

import 1.py as module_1 on Python 2.7 (module_1 is not inserted in sys.modules):

>>> import imp
>>> module_1 = imp.new_module('module_1')
>>> execfile('1.py', module_1.__dict__)
>>> del module_1.__dict__['__builtins__']



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