[Zope] problem with commits in SQLAlchemyDA

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Fri Apr 23 12:25:47 EDT 2010

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Andreas Jung wrote:
> Brad Allen wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Brad Allen <bradallen137 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 11:37 PM, Andreas Jung <lists at zopyx.com> wrote:
>>>>> Can this fix be included in the upstream SQLAlchemy DA, so nobody has
>>>>> to monkeypatch it in?
>>>> Sorry - being to busy right now. Please commit the fix yourself and
>>>> someone with Zope checkin permissions in the repos and create a new
>>>> release on PyPI (just tell me the related PyPI user id).
>>> Thank, I'll get started on that. Since I am not sure if that change
>>> will cause problems for anyone else using the SQLAlchemy DA, I guess
>>> I'll start it out as a development release and solicit feedback.
>> To clarify, by development release, I am talking about providing a
>> release which can be installed like this:
> You create a branch on svn.zope.org
>> easy_install SQLAlchemy==dev
> Please can use mr.developer under buildout for svn checkouts.
> I don't want to see dev packages (in general) on PyPI.
>> That would install from a development branch. The normal easy_install
>> would still pull from the most recent release, to avoid disruption and
>> give people time to test. After some time, it could be made to a beta
>> release.
> Sorry but why do you care about easy_install? Serious people use
> buildout. easy_install is for playing around.

That's an opinon, and one which you haven't done the work yourself to
back up -- there is no buildout support here:


>> I've had trouble finding an issue tracker for the SQLAlchemy DA. Would
>> it make sense for me to create one on LaunchPad?
> There is no tracker. You don't need a tracker for such a single issue.

Are you claiming like Dijkstra that fixing this bug will "remove the
last bug in [SQLAlchemyDA]"?

+1 to adding a Launchpad project for it.

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