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Arbitrary import Python source as a Python module

Project Description


stringimporter lets you import raw string as real Python modules

How to use

You can read the tests (in tests directory) or copy the following code.

import stringimporter

module_from_thin_air = """
def multiply_by_2():
    return lambda x: 2*x"""

loader, mymodule = stringimporter.import_str('yihaaa', module_from_thin_air)

hello_2 = mymodule.multiply_by_2()("hello ")




Python 3. I don’t know (yet?) how to emulate on Python 2.7.

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