[Twisted-Python] Re: Progress report on splitting packages
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Tue Apr 20 18:54:23 EDT 2004
Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> 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.
I agree with Fred's and Bob's comments. Radix has thought of a simple,
elegant solution here.
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