[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 10:50:52 UTC 2014

On 28/08/14 12:41, Radomir Dopieralski wrote:
> On 27/08/14 16:31, Sean Dague wrote:
> [snip]
>> 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:
> https://bitbucket.org/thomaswaldmann/xstatic-jquery/src/tip/xstatic/__init__.py
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Radomir Dopieralski

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