[Distutils] [buildout] branches languishing? (site-packages and distutils scripts)
jim at zope.com
Sun Apr 1 00:19:42 CEST 2012
On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Hanno Schlichting <hanno at hannosch.eu> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 4:38 PM, Jim Fulton <jim at zope.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 7:54 AM, Hanno Schlichting <hanno at hannosch.eu> wrote:
>>> That'll work just fine, as long as the new buildout
>>> puts the magic into its top level __init__.py and has no other code
>> No, it won't. You can't count on the order that namespace packages get
>> scanned, so you really can't have code in __init__.py if you want to
>> count on it getting installed.
> That's my point. As long as every buildout/__init__.py contains the
> setuptools namespace code and nothing else, all is fine. So as long as
> the new buildout distribution does the same, it'll all work.
> I'm not aware of any problems with having modules directly inside a
> namespace package. So a buildout/easy_install.py should be importable
> via "from buildout import easy_install".
OK, right that's supposed to work. Let's try it. :)
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