Opened 4 months ago

Last modified 4 months ago

#30003 closed Cleanup/optimization

Manage.py entry point — at Version 1

Reported by: James Pic Owned by: nobody
Component: Core (Management commands) Version: 2.1
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: James Pic Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: no UI/UX: no

Description (last modified by James Pic)

Currently, manage.py-tpl executes in an

if __name__ == '__main__':

block.

While this might work when declaring manage.py as script in setup.py, a popular convention is to use the entry_point feature of setup.py.

To add support for entry_point in manage.py-tpl we only need to move the code from the if block into a new function ie. main() and call in it in the if-block.

Then, manage.py-tlp will also work as entry_point with yourproject.manage:main and using manage.py as script will also still work.

This removes a manual effort every time a project is used by a follower of the entry_point convention, without causing any issue for regular users.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 4 months ago by James Pic

Cc: James Pic added
Description: modified (diff)
Has patch: set
Type: UncategorizedNew feature
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