[Python-Dev] New relative import issue

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Sep 22 02:18:41 CEST 2006

I think it would be worth writing up a PEP to describe this, if it's
to become a de-facto standard. That might be a better path towards
standardization than just checking in the code... :-/


On 9/21/06, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 12:07 PM 9/22/2006 +1200, Greg Ewing wrote:
> >Another thought on static module namespace configuration:
> >It would make things a *lot* easier for py2exe, py2app
> >and the like that have to figure out what packages
> >a program depends on without running the program.
> Setuptools users already explicitly declare what projects their projects
> depend on; this is how easy_install can then find and install those
> dependencies.  So, there is at least one system already available for
> Python that manages this type of thing already, and my understanding is
> that the py2exe and py2app developers plan to support using this dependency
> information in the future.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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