[Import-SIG] New PEP draft: "Simplified Package Layout and Partitioning"
barry at python.org
Mon Jul 18 18:32:29 CEST 2011
On Jul 13, 2011, at 07:14 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:
>At 04:27 PM 7/13/2011 -0600, Eric Snow wrote:
>>Should there be a way to indicate that you do not want a directory to
>>be considered for a package (an opt-out)? Currently I can move the
>>__init__.py out of the way and it gets ignored by import.
>Renaming the directory is the quick solution. If you have a tool that's
>looking for anything that's a package, then it'll need an exclusion option,
>or you'll have to rename the directory to something the tool will skip.
>(Ideally, tools should skip directories that aren't valid Python
I agree that tools should skip directories that aren't valid identifiers.
Maybe that's good enough, but I half suspect that the opt-out requirement will
come up often in future discussions.
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