[Twisted-Python] Re: Progress report on splitting packages

Ed Suominen general at eepatents.com
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.
>   -Fred

I agree with Fred's and Bob's comments. Radix has thought of a simple,
elegant solution here.

Ed Suominen
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Open Source Developer (Yes, both...)
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