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Automatically set the __package__ attribute of a script.

Project Description

set-package-attribute

Run modules inside packages as scripts. Automatically sets the __package__ attribute of any script which imports it and calls the initialization function set_package_attribute.init(). This is usually done so that the usual intra-package imports work for scripts inside packages.

For full documentation, see https://abarker.github.io/set-package-attribute.

Also available on PyPI for installation with pip.

Brief usage summary

To use the package just import it before any of the non-system files, inside any module that you might want to run as a script, and call the init function. These statements should be inside a guard conditional, so that they only run when the module is executed as a script:

if __name__ == "__main__":
    import set_package_attribute
    set_package_attribute.init()

Nothing else is required. The init function must be called before any within-package explicit relative imports, and before importing any modules from within the same package which themselves use such imports.

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