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Module: utils.shimmodule

A shim module for deprecated imports

3 Classes

class IPython.utils.shimmodule.ShimWarning

Bases: Warning

A warning to show when a module has moved, and a shim is in its place.

class IPython.utils.shimmodule.ShimImporter(src, mirror)

Bases: MetaPathFinder

Import hook for a shim.

This ensures that submodule imports return the real target module, not a clone that will confuse is and isinstance checks.

__init__(src, mirror)
class IPython.utils.shimmodule.ShimModule(*args, **kwargs)

Bases: ModuleType

__init__(*args, **kwargs)