[Stackless] Fwd: deepcopying (pickling) channels

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Wed Oct 30 00:42:47 CET 2013

On 29.10.13 16:54, John Ehresman wrote:
> On 10/27/13 6:18 PM, Christian Tismer wrote:
>> So my guess of the solution is this:
>> Let wingdb_import_hook report "__builtin__" as its module and
>> '__import__' as
>> its name, and you are fine.
> You're right.  The problem with simply using a name other than 
> __builtin__.__import__ is that it may not be there when a pickle is 
> loaded because the debugger may not be running.  This is illustrated 
> by the attached failimp.py file.  Try running:
>     failimp.py debug dump
>     failimp.py load
> This simulates creating a pickle when the debugger is running and then 
> trying to load it when the debugger is not running.  The workaround is 
> to set __module__ to '__builtin__' and __name__ to '__import__' on the 
> import_hook function.

Here is a simple work-around that people might want to use until either
Wing or Stackless are changed a bit.
It crashes in the Wing IDE, unless you specify 'fix' on the command line.

cheers - chris

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