[openstack-dev] better name for placement

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 15:52:08 UTC 2018

On 09/05/2018 11:48 AM, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2018-09-05 17:01:49 +0200 (+0200), Thomas Goirand wrote:
> [...]
>> In a distro, no 2 package can hold the same file. That's
>> forbidden. This has nothing to do if someone has to "import
>> placemement" or not.
>> Just saying this, but *not* that we should rename (I didn't spot
>> any conflict yet and I understand the pain it would induce). This
>> command returns nothing:
>> apt-file search placement | grep python3/dist-packages/placement
> Well, also since the Placement maintainers have expressed that they
> aren't interested in making Python API contracts for it to be usable
> as an importable library, there's probably no need to install its
> modules into the global Python search path anyway. They could just
> go into a private module path on the filesystem instead as long as
> the placement service/entrypoint wrapper knows where to find them,
> right?



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