[openstack-dev] [oslo] dropping namespace packages

Jay Bryant jsbryant at electronicjungle.net
Thu Jan 8 18:14:13 UTC 2015

We talked about this in Cinder.  I am planning to create some hacking
checks for us just to be safe.   Shouldn't take a ton of effort.

On Jan 8, 2015 12:03 PM, "Doug Hellmann" <doug at doughellmann.com> wrote:

> > On Jan 8, 2015, at 11:29 AM, Ihar Hrachyshka <ihrachys at redhat.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > On 01/05/2015 04:51 PM, Doug Hellmann wrote:
> >> As each library is released, we will send release notes to this list,
> as usual. At that point the Oslo liaisons should start planning patches to
> change imports in their projects from "oslo.foo" to “oslo_foo". The old
> imports should still work for now, but new features will not be added to
> the old namespace, so over time it will be necessary to make the changes
> anyway. We are likely to remove the old namespace package completely during
> the next release cycle, but that hasn't been decided.
> >
> > Making the switch probably requires us to add some hacking rule that
> would forbid old namespace based imports, right? Do we by chance have such
> a rule implemented anywhere?
> I’m not sure that’s something we need to enforce. Liaisons should be
> updating projects now as we release libraries, and then we’ll consider
> whether we can drop the namespace packages when we plan the next cycle.
> Doug
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