Find circular imports in Python

What is circular imports?
http://stackabuse.com/python-circular-imports/

You could use python -vv to inspect import relations.

$ python -vv manage.py shell
>>> from api.models import Application
>>> from member.views.site import signup

or

$ python -vv
>>> import os
>>> os.environ.setdefault('DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE', 'streetvoice.settings')
>>> import django
>>> django.setup()
>>> from api.models import Application

ref:
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6351805/cyclic-module-dependencies-and-relative-imports-in-python
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/9098787/tool-for-pinpointing-circular-imports-in-python-django

Python 3.7 has new feature to show time for importing modules. This feature is enabled with -X importtime option or PYTHONPROFILEIMPORTTIME=1 environment variable.

$ python3.7 -X importtime -c "import pipenv"

ref:
https://dev.to/methane/how-to-speed-up-python-application-startup-time-nkf

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