Previously Laurence Rowe wrote:
> Hanno Schlichting wrote:
> > Martijn Faassen wrote:
> >> I just looked at the PyPI page of 'transaction':
> >>
> >> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/transaction
> >>
> >> And I see some weirdnesses:
> >>
> >> * it's called 'transaction 1.0a1'
> >>
> >> * the 'changes' claim however:
> >>
> >>    1.0 (unreleased)
> >>
> >> What's up? Clearly something went wrong during the releasing of this 
> >> package, at least documentation-wise. Should be fixed.
> > 
> > The documentation is wrong indeed.
> > 
> >> Note that zope.sqlalchemy pulls in this package as a dependency, even 
> >> though I don't think ZODB 3.8 comes with that version of transaction...
> > 
> > The transaction module has been moved out of the ZODB egg for ZODB trunk
> > aka 3.9 as far as I know.
> > 
> > That means the stand-alone transaction package can probably not be used
> > with any ZODB 3.8 versions.
> > 
> > But except the wrong documentation, I don't see a problem with the
> > release as such. IIRC someone wanted to use it outside the ZODB and it
> > was moved out and got an early alpha release.
> 
> The dependency lets us run the tests easily. It's quite stable, so it
> doesn't seem to cause any problems if it gets downloaded into a zope
> 2.10 buildout. You can always use the additional-fake-eggs =
> transaction if it's a problem.

transaction is also used by repoze.tm in non-Zope environments such as
TurboGears 2 and Pylons.  Those tend to not use buildout and certainly
don't want to see all of zope.* pulled in.

Wichert.

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http://www.wiggy.net/                   It is hard to make things simple.
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