[Grok-dev] martian release?

Chris McDonough chrism at plope.com
Fri Jun 26 11:48:29 EDT 2009

On 6/26/09 4:10 AM, Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:
> Chris McDonough wrote:
>> Within the next week or two, I hope to make a 1.0 final release of the
>> repoze.bfg web framework (http://bfg.repoze.org).  repoze.bfg uses martian to
>> allow for decorator-based ZCA configuration.
>> So far, we've been making folks install repoze.bfg from a custom index.  This
>> index has a forked version of martian in it, made from the trunk some time ago.
>>    In particular, this branch prevents ".pyc" files from being grokked.
>> After a 1.0 release, it'd be nice if we could let people install BFG from PyPI.
>>    I'm wondering if a 0.12 release of martian would be possible from the trunk to
>> make sure that folks don't get startup errors resulting from attempting to grok
>> ..pyc files.  Is there anything I can do to help?
> I think we can certainly release martian, with the following remarks -
> more directed to "Grok folks":
> Martian-trunk also contains the preparations for improved defaults for
> module-level directives. This is to help solve the infamous
> template-directive inheritance in Grok.
> As a result, the current Grok trunk might not work with the current
> martian trunk (and thus any upcomming release of martian).
> With that said, if there're no other objections, I can do a release of
> martian-0.12 if that helps repoze's 1.0 release somewhere this weekend.
> Would that help you?

It would... it's not completely imperative (we can continue sending people to 
our private index), but it would be a good thing.  Let me know if I can help in 
any other way.


- C

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