[Python-Dev] improved zipimport

Thomas Heller theller@python.net
Tue, 22 Jul 2003 18:03:22 +0200

Barry Warsaw <barry@python.org> writes:

> On Tue, 2003-07-22 at 11:25, Thomas Heller wrote:
>> There are several ways to argue that is *is* a bug fix: zipimport.c
>> doesn't handle zip files which are no problem for the zipfile module.
> Okay, that does seem like a problem.  SF's web site is dead again, but
> go ahead and check it in when it comes back up.

"Moore, Paul" <Paul.Moore@atosorigin.com> writes:

> I thought this already worked, and I'd like it to. But as it doesn't, I'd
> have to agree that it's a new feature and not appropriate at this late
> stage (much as I'd like it to go in).
> [Mumble, click]
> Ah yes. See http://www.python.org/sf/669036 - Just meant to get to this,
> but didn't manage to. On the other hand, the fact that it's logged as a bug
> may mean it makes sense to allow it.

It would be best if someone else who really uses zipimports would be
able to test it - I really don't want to break anything.