I want to import foo-bar.py. This works:
foobar = __import__("foo-bar")
This does not:
from "foo-bar" import *
My question: Is there any way that I can use the above format i.e.,
from "foo-bar" import * to import a module that has a
- in it?
foo-bar is not an identifier. rename the file to
Edit 2: For python 3.1+, please see Julien’s answer.
import is not your goal (as in: you don’t care what happens with
sys.modules, you don’t need it to import itself), just getting all of the file’s globals into your own scope, you can use
# contents of foo-bar.py baz = 'quux'
>>> execfile('foo-bar.py') >>> baz 'quux' >>>
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