[Python-projects] namespace packages support?

Sylvain Thénault sylvain.thenault at logilab.fr
Fri Apr 10 10:18:29 CEST 2009

On 09 avril 14:57, F. Oliver Gathmann wrote:
> Hello!


> I am trying to re-package a monolithic library I am maintaining into a  
> number of small, easy-installable packages, using the "namespace  
> packages" feature of setuptools. However, I am having trouble to have  
> pylint cooperate with the layout of my project.
> In looking for a solution to my problem I realized that the various  
> logilab packages make themselves heavy use of namespace packages, so I  
> investigated more closely how pylint copes with the layout of its own  
> dependent packages.

well, we do that because we have to to support easy_install, but we don't use this internally since we're happy debian users.
FYI information, there is already a ticket about namespace packages support:

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