[Grok-dev] Re: -Base baseclass magic

Robert Marianski rmarianski at openplans.org
Tue Mar 18 19:09:03 EDT 2008

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 10:35:45PM +0100, Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Robert Marianski wrote:
>> I've committed a change (courtesy of Reed O'Brien) to the martian trunk
>> to remove the auto-association of classes ending with the name Base as
>> baseclass(). We also have a patch for the grok codebase, but we haven't
>> applied it yet. The tests will break until a new version of martian is
>> released, and grok is pegged to that version.
>> Here are the details:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/grok/+bug/185409
> This is one of those changes that needs way more work in documenting it 
> than the actual code change itself.
> Please also make sure you update CHANGES.txt in Martian, and I think it's 
> better to be safe than sorry, in Grok as well, when you make a change like 
> this.

I've updated the martian CHANGES.txt

> In addition, update doc/upgrade.txt (add a 0.12 section) and tell people 
> what to do (use grok.baseclass() explicitly in those cases 'Base' was 
> relied on). Refer to this from CHANGES.txt in Grok.

I've updated CHANGES.txt and doc/upgrade.txt in grok to include this

> Updating the CHANGES.txt is important for almost all changes, so please get 
> in the habit of doing it.
> Regards,
> Martijn

Thanks for catching this. I missed it when I made these changes, and
will try to remember to keep these documents up to date in the future.


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