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Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Hi there,
> 25 zope.app packages are broken due to changes in zope.publisher 3.12.
> zope.publisher had some components factored out of it into zope.login.
> I fixed zope.app.exception: it could be fixed by adding the zope.login
> requirement and adding a zcml include statement. I suspect most,
> probably all, other failures are similarly shallow.
> The breaking of so many packages wasn't noticed by anyone, until tests
> of svn checkouts that previously worked now broke.
> I hope we can put mechanisms in place so that developers of ZTK packages
> can be better made aware of breaking other packages that depend on the
> ZTK. This way the developer making the changes could do one or more of
> the following:
> * provide better backward compatibility
> * fix up the breaking packages
> * provide a better warning to others who are maintaining these packages
> that something was broken.
> I faintly, faintly recall we had such early-warning mechanisms in the
> past. :)
AFAIK, the zope-tests list is the watchman on the battlements: seeing
something break in its daily summary mail is usually the first warning I
have that a checkin broke something. I would be glad to see other
configurations sending their test results to that list, so that
everybody gets notified about breakage.
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tsea...@palladion.com
Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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