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File directory added to sys.path on every change

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Issue Description

This seem to not happen when there is no import.

import sys
print (sys.path)
from something import *

Python 3.6.7 OS: nixos 18.09.1789.11c9922a7d5 (Jellyfish)

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 4 years ago
  • Comments:6 (5 by maintainers)

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Almenoncommented, Dec 29, 2018

Fixed. I just need a try/finally around the yield in script_path

Almenoncommented, Dec 29, 2018

it’s a problem with the script_path function in the backend. It inserts into the path each execution.

def script_path(script_dir):
        Context manager for adding a dir to the sys path
        and restoring it afterwards. This trick allows
        relative imports to work on the target script.
        if script_dir is empty function will do nothing
        Slightly modified from wolf's script_path (see
    if script_dir is None or script_dir == "":
        original_cwd = os.getcwd()
        path.insert(1, script_dir)

# useage:

    with script_path(os.path.dirname(filePath)):
            start = time()
            exec(codeToExec, evalLocals)
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