[Pythonmac-SIG] I published a couple of improvements to py2app

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Fri Aug 20 07:38:16 CEST 2010

On 19 Aug, 2010, at 20:04, Virgil Dupras wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Ronald Oussoren
> <ronaldoussoren at mac.com> wrote:
>> Option to use the built-in modulefinder instead of modulegraph: I was
>> getting tired of having to write workaround imports to modulegraph
>> (which doesn't like relative imports very well, even the latest
>> version) and I didn't want to dig in modulegraph itself, so as an
>> experiment, I added a "--use-modulefinder" option to py2app. I haven't
>> tested it much, but so far, I'm able to build one of my apps *without*
>> the workarounds I had for modulegraph, so it my case, it works better.
>> This won't get merged, I'd much rather fix modulegraph. If that doesn't work
>> out for some reason modulegraph should get ripped out, choosing between the
>> two is unnecessary complexity for both the maintainers and users of py2app.
>> One of the things on my todolist for py2app and related modules is to add
>> proper tests, which should make it easier to ensure that bugs get fixed and
>> stay fixed.
>> And then there are the mac-related bugs in CPython itself, which also need
>> my attention.
>> Ronald
> Sure. I didn't implement this in the hope that it was merged, it was
> more of a way to experiment how modulegraph and modulefinder compared
> when I ran it on my apps.

There is something that would help trying to fix the problem your having with modulegraph: Create simple programs that reproduce the problem(s).


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