[Zope3-dev] Re: 'thread_local' AttributeError in
jim at zope.com
Wed Aug 15 11:08:02 EDT 2007
On Aug 15, 2007, at 10:34 AM, Tres Seaver wrote:
> We badly need to get a handle on how we expect people to fetch eggs
> packages: having such a refactoring affect an indirect client (one
> expecting to track day-to-day development) is a disaster.
I'm not sure disaster is the word I'd use, but in general, I agree.
> Dumping revision-stamped (unreleased) eggs into a directory used by
> unsuspecting users is a recipe for bringing *all* development to a
> screeching halt.
Yeah, I need to release the buildout changes that makes buildout
prefer released eggs.
Note that in this particular case, the real problem was circular
imports. Circular imports create bugs that are hard or impossible to
test for. I'd love to outlaw them. I wish we at least had a tool to
warn about circular imports when testing.
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