[Python-ideas] My objections to implicit package directories

Sven Marnach sven at marnach.net
Sat Mar 24 14:14:55 CET 2012

Barry Warsaw schrieb am Do, 22. Mär 2012, um 20:34:32 -0400:
> With directory suffixes, I don't see how this is possible.  I shudder to think
> what OS vendors will have to do to rename all the directories of *installed*
> packages, let alone have to rebuild all Python 3 packages to support the
> renamed directories, when they make the switch to a new-style world.

You would just add symlinks with extension to the directories without
extension, wouldn't you?  These symlinks could be placed in
version-specific directories to avoid any further confusion.

 -- Sven

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