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Allows to import zip-compressed Python package by URL (http, hdfs).

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Allows to import zip-compressed Python package by URL.

Download remote zip-compressed Python package, unzip and add to Python path.

All temp files will be removed on exit unless Python process was terminated.

Note: import should be called separatelly after calling importable. All we do here - just adding package to local python path.

Supported URL types

importable supports a limited set of URL types:

  1. Http url to zip file: http(s)://<url>/<filename>.zip

    The module, which you are going to import, should be located on the first level of <filename>.zip

    See section Example.

  2. Http url to zip file on GitHub: http(s)://github.com/<path>/<filename>.zip

    Similar to the previous type except that module is located inside an additional directory (in <filename>.zip).

  3. Hdfs url to zip file: webhdfs://<host>:<port>/<path>/<filename>.zip

    Similar to #1 except that file will be downloaded from HDFS.

    <host> - hostname or IP address of Hdfs namenode <port> - WebHdfs port of namenode

Install

Using pip:

$ pip install importable

Usage

Make remote package importable, then import it and use:

from importable import importable


# add contents of "<filename>.zip" to python path
importable('http://<url>/<filename>.zip')

# now you can import your module
import <module_name>

Example

Assuming that you have local nginx serving /var/www/html/ on port 80.

$ mkdir mymodule
$ echo "my_var = 'I want to import this one!'" > mymodule/__init__.py
$ zip -r mymodule.zip mymodule
$ mv mymodule.zip /var/www/html

Then execute the python code:

>>> import mymodule
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
ImportError: No module named 'mymodule'
>>> from importable import importable
>>> importable('http://localhost/mymodule.zip')
>>> import mymodule
>>> print(mymodule.my_var)
I want to import this one!

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