[Twisted-Python] Progress report on splitting packages

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at acm.org
Tue Apr 20 17:51:04 EDT 2004

On Tuesday 20 April 2004 05:41 pm, Christopher Armstrong wrote:
 > Well, this isn't quite a problem any more, since we're going to put
 > stuff in 'tmlabs' instead of 'twisted' (according to the obvious favor
 > from posters to this thread). However, what do you think the best way to
 > make the 'tmlabs' top-level exist would be? I figure we can just put an
 > empty 'tmlabs' directory right next to 'twisted' in our Twisted core
 > package, containing only an empty __init__.py. setup.py could install
 > it, and for people hacking out of SVN instead of using actual
 > installations (for the developers of these projects), I'll write a
 > little .pth file that makes this sane.

This seems quite reasonable to me, since stuff in tmlabs.* is expected to 
always rely on twisted.  That's a nice bootstrap detail to have taken care of 
so easily.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation

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