[Python-Dev] Issue 24285: regression for importing extensions in packages

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Thu May 28 05:41:44 CEST 2015

Nick Coghlan schrieb am 28.05.2015 um 05:02:
> On 28 May 2015 at 12:51, Ned Batchelder wrote:
>> This issue has been fixed, but a day or two late for 3.5b1.
> Aye, we only found out about the missing test case via feedback *on*
> the beta. We had never needed to worry about it before, but it turns
> out all our extension modules in the standard library are top level
> modules and we didn't previously have an explicit test for the
> submodule case :(
>> It prevents
>> loading the coverage.py extension.  It'd be great to get a new beta release
>> soon. :)
> Until your email, I hadn't fully thought through the consequences, but
> the bug is actually going to block a *lot* of potential testing of the
> beta release - anything that requires a C extension module that isn't
> a top level module isn't going to work with 3.5b1.

+1 for a quick beta 2 from me, too (obviously). I've already seen a bug
report because a Cython compiled package doesn't work in Py3.5. Having to
tell them to wait a while for beta 2 is annoying and discouraging for early


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