[Twisted-web] twistd and web2 weirdness

Phil Christensen phil at bubblehouse.org
Tue Jul 24 13:15:17 EDT 2007

On Jul 24, 2007, at 1:12 PM, Phil Christensen wrote:

> On Jul 24, 2007, at 1:08 PM, Phil Christensen wrote:
>> On Jul 24, 2007, at 12:18 PM, L. Daniel Burr wrote:
>>> Bzzzt!  Owie!  Don't do that.  The topmost package in the twisted
>>> codebase is named "twisted".  You've shadowed that package with a
>>> module of your own.
>>> Try renaming your file to something else, and I'll bet things
>>> start working for you.
>> Thanks for the fast reply, but unfortunately that's not the  
>> problem. 'twisted.py' was just the example minimum file i was  
>> using to describe the problem, although I clearly should have used  
>> something else.
>> Also, I'm pretty sure twistd's -y param simply loads this as a  
>> file (hence the ability to name it with a .tac file).
> Ah, but you meant that if the current directory is in my path, this  
> would clobber the twisted package. Sorry about that. Fortunately,  
> it's neither named 'twisted' or in my path ;-).

Ah, but a leftover twisted.pyc file is!

Thanks so much, Daniel! Strange things are no longer afoot at the  
Circle K.


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