[Grok-dev] martian scan "bug" (feature?)

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Thu Nov 20 08:33:16 EST 2008

On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 14:53, Chris McDonough <chrism at plope.com> wrote:
> When martian scans packages (via the ModuleGrokker), eventually it winds up
> scanning modules that are defined via .pyc and .pyo file representations that do
> not have a corresponding .py source file.  This, at least in my configuration,
> leads to errors because these are typically modules left over after, e.g. a
> module rename, where the "old" .pyc file sticks around even though its source
> file has changed names and has new content.

Well. this is how python works. You can even distribute only pyc
files, if you want.
(We did that with EasyPyblisher for a while in fact).

I don't think Grok should try to circumvent this.

Lennart Regebro: Zope and Plone consulting.
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