[PyQt] Relative imports in compiled UI files?

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Thu Aug 19 12:23:45 BST 2010

On Tue, 17 Aug 2010 16:06:07 +0200, Virgil Dupras <hsoft at hardcoded.net>
> I recently ported one of my apps to Python 3, and one of the headaches
> I had was because import statements in compiled UI files aren't
> relative ("from . import foo"). In python 2, it wasn't a problem
> because the lookup was made in the same folder as the module importing
> the thing, but under Python 3, I had to tweak my sys.path to make it
> work. If there was a way to generate relative imports, that would be a
> cleaner solution than my sys.path hackage.
> So, possible? If not, can I hope on it being implemented some day?

Tonight's snapshot will have a --from-imports option that will do this for
the import of any resource file.

Is that good enough, or were there other imports that were problematic?


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