[PyQt] Relative imports in compiled UI files?

Virgil Dupras hsoft at hardcoded.net
Fri Aug 20 07:45:01 BST 2010

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 1:23 PM, Phil Thompson
<phil at riverbankcomputing.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Aug 2010 16:06:07 +0200, Virgil Dupras <hsoft at hardcoded.net>
> wrote:
>> 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?
> Phil

I use compileUiDir() and I don't see the argument in the list, is it
yet-to-be-documented, or do I have to go through the command line?


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