[Distutils] Future namespace support

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 07:56:34 CEST 2009

2009/10/15 Tres Seaver <tseaver at palladion.com>:
> Right, its just a race:  whichever project gets its version of the
> namespace package imported "first" wins, sets the __path__, and
> everything works.  No consolation prizes for the others, because they
> *never get imported* (their __init__.py is never even considered).

Well, in my little test they both get imported. Both the pkgutil one
and the setuptools one.
Otherwise, how could they extend the __path__?

Lennart Regebro: Python, Zope, Plone, Grok
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