[openstack-dev] [all] [glance] python namespaces considered harmful to development, lets not introduce more of them

Radomir Dopieralski openstack at sheep.art.pl
Thu Aug 28 10:41:00 UTC 2014

On 27/08/14 16:31, Sean Dague wrote:


> In python 2.7 (using pip) namespaces are a bolt on because of the way
> importing modules works. And depending on how you install things in a
> namespace will overwrite the base __init__.py for the top level part of
> the namespace in such a way that you can't get access to the submodules.
> It's well known, and every conversation with dstuft that I've had in the
> past was "don't use namespaces".

I think this is actually a solved problem. You just need a single line
in your __init__.py files:


Radomir Dopieralski

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