D2282: util: extract all date-related utils in utils/dateutil module
dlax (Denis Laxalde)
phabricator at mercurial-scm.org
Fri Feb 16 04:41:13 EST 2018
dlax added a comment.
lothiraldan (Boris Feld) wrote:
> I have but I'm always very cautious when creating a new package with the
> name of an old module. .pyc/.pycache files may still be there both for
> Mercurial developers and for Mercurial users using their deb/rpm package.
> I may be wrong, but if we could avoid weird bugs, I would prefer put in
> the utils package.
Well, this is Python... Most people are aware of this kind of issues, I
think. So the argument sounds a bit like FUD :)
On the other hand, if we keep going that route, we'll have to live with
util/utils "forever" just to have avoided this hypothetical
inconvenience, is this more acceptable?
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