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Jim Fulton wrote:
> On Jul 2, 2009, at 8:39 PM, Tim Hoffman wrote:
> 
>> Hi all
>>
>> Can I make a suggestion that would make a couple of modules more gae
>> friendly ;-)
>> zope.interface and zope.i18nmessageid have 'c' optimisations which
>> obviously don't work under app engine.
>>
>>
>> When these modules are imported you get the following exception.
>>
>> gae/1.333250465889549129/zope/i18nmessageid/ 
>> _zope_i18nmessageid_message.py",
>> line 6, in __bootstrap__
>>    imp.load_dynamic(__name__,__file__)
>>  File "/base/python_dist/lib/python2.5/py_imp.py", line 116, in  
>> load_dynamic
>>    raise NotImplementedError('This function is not supported on App  
>> Engine.')

I think the suggestion to remap the NotImplementedError to an Import
error is sensible (in that __bootstrap__ method).

> This bootstrapping code is generated by setuptools to deal with  
> loading extension modules in zip files. It does some unholy things to  
> make this work.  I'd really like to find a way to suppress this.
> 
> In general, I find deploying as zip files to be an anti-feature.  In  
> seems especially insane when extension modules are involved.

The only way to deploy *any* non-toy app on GAE is via zip file(s) (I
would think a single big one would be best), due to their limit on the
number of files.



Tres.
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