[Python-Dev] ImportWarning flood

Benji York benji at benjiyork.com
Mon Jun 26 20:41:04 CEST 2006

Michael Hudson wrote:
> Benji York <benji at benjiyork.com> writes:
>>Nick Coghlan wrote:
>>>Perhaps ImportWarning should default to being ignored, the same way 
>>>PendingDeprecationWarning does?
>>>Then -Wd would become 'the one obvious way' to debug import problems
> I'm not sure what this would achieve

I'm more concerned with what it shouldn't achieve (changing the rules in 
an annoying and disruptive way).

> The more I think about it, the more I like the idea of saying
> something when an import fails only because of a missing __init__.py
> file.

I totally agree!  I just doubted that approach would be appealing [to 
Guido] when the choice of adding warnings had already been made.
Benji York

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