On 05. 01. 22 17:38, Jerry James wrote:
On Tue, Jan 4, 2022 at 11:59 PM Elliott Sales de Andrade
> I think these packages are wrong upstream. The `sphinxcontrib`
> directory is provided by python3-sphinx, and it specifically doesn't
> have `__init__.py` there. Those extensions should not be adding one,
> so as to keep the implicit namespace package nature of that directory:
> By the contents of the files, it appears they are trying to force it
> to be a pkg_resources-style namespace package:
> But since Sphinx didn't do that in the first place, there's no
> guarantee that other packages will contain `__init__.py` (and indeed
> most do not).
Thank you, Elliott. That's good information. I will talk to the
respective upstreams about this.
For more context about Python namesapace packages, I recommend this thread
(particularly Toshio's reply):
As for the `sphinxcontrib` directory provided by python3-sphinx - note that
this is done downstream.