Bug#606870: python-openturns: creates a mess in sys.path by adding its own namespace
jcristau at debian.org
Sun Dec 26 18:48:29 UTC 2010
user release.debian.org at packages.debian.org
usertag 606870 squeeze-will-remove
On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 17:34:32 +0100, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> Package: python-openturns
> Version: 0.13.2-6
> Severity: serious
> Severity: serious as this breaks random other packages (like
> Packages shipping their public modules in the dist-packages directory
> should never need to add their own namespace to sys.path. Unfortunately
> openturns does so:
> % cat /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/openturns.pth
> This breaks various random packages as openturns comes with common
> module names like 'common' and 'test'.
> Please note that there is never a need for packages which ship their
> modules in dist-packages to modify sys.path - you can always import them
> by using modulename.module.
> I'm not sure what the reason in http://trac.openturns.org/ticket/67 was
> to add the .pth file, but doing so was just wrong.
I'll schedule openturns for removal from squeeze if this doesn't get
fixed in the next few days.
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