[Distutils] namespace packages

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 21:07:41 CEST 2010

On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 20:37, Manlio Perillo <manlio_perillo at libero.it> wrote:
> Hi.
> I would like to use support to namespace packages in setuptools, however
> I have some doubts.
> * will this feature be supported for future setup tools?

All of Zope and Plone uses it all the time. Trust us, it won't
disappear ever. :)

> * is it efficient to use?

Well, obviously it will slow down package import, but not very much
and you only import packages once.

> * any reason why one should not use it?

Not that I can think of.

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