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importStar - auto modify all in a package to import all modules

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  • you need all modules in a package imported
  • … maybe because you want to access them via inspect.getmembers
  • … or want to do sth. like for module in package: ...


  • you are to lazy to update all your
  • you dont want/can’t to use automodinit <>
  • AND/OR you cannot use dynamic imports (maybe because you want to create an application with pyinstaller)

THAN: this might be your solution!


via pip

pip install importStar

ubuntu or simular

sudo python install


python install


either: * use as a script: importstar [directorypath]

  • to see help: run importstar without further arguments or with -h or –help
  • OR call function directly


importstar add all modules and packages recursively within a given directory

in all files that have the following comments:

[i will be substitued]

the result might look like:

import mod1
import mod2
import pkg1
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