[IronPython] os Module in programs compiled with pyc

Orestis Markou orestis at resolversystems.com
Fri Jan 16 02:19:29 PST 2009


The sys module is special as it's built-in, whereas os is just a python 
module. Try importing other modules such as shutil or unittest to see if 
the plain standard library works.

IronPython doesn't compile the standard library for you - it ships with 
it as normal python source, when installed from the msi. I thought that 
it would add its Lib to sys.path but I may be wrong. Try printing 
sys.path and see if there is any indication of this.

Orestis

Renaud Durand wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I have several issues but I will respect the 1 problem/1 thread rule.
> 
> My exe file is in a folder with all required DLLs. When I'm trying to 
> import the os module I get this:
> 
>  > Unhandled Exception: IronPython.Runtime.Exceptions.ImportException: 
> No module named os
> 
> It works fine with other "Standard python library" modules like 'sys'. 
> Are'nt all the modules in IronPython/Lib folder included in IronPython 
> DLLs ?
> Currently I am using a workaround compiling the os module with my 
> program and it works.
> 
> Any idea ?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> -- 
> Renaud Durand
> 
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