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Author ncoghlan
Recipients ncoghlan, paul.moore, steve.dower, tim.golden, zach.ware
Date 2017-01-20.12:17:06
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I think this is just a straight-up interaction bug where we never accounted for the combination of -I with directory and zipfile execution back when -I was added.

From a bug fix perspective, I think the right thing to do in all affected versions would be to add a check to RunMainFromImporter such that it does an insert rather than a set when -I is used.

For 3.7+, it may make sense to change the signature of runpy._run_module_as_main to accept the path entry as Steve suggests, as that could also resolve the quirk where we'll run a __main__ module from *anywhere* on sys.path, rather than only from the given path entry.

The core of the current approach was implemented back in the 2.6 time frame, and then tweaked a bit in 2.7, and hence predates all the niceties offered by the importlib API.

However, the latter change would be a separate RFE rather than a bug fix.
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