Author dgreiman
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Date 2016-10-12.23:36:00
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pkg_util.get_data('mypackage', 'resourcename')

returns None if 'mypackage' is a namespace package, because the package object has no __file__ attribute.  A shell script is attached to reproduce this.

This is either a bug to be fixed (my preference) or behavior to be documented.  If there is equivalent, working functionality in the new importlib, that would also be a good to document.
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