Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 812629
Unclear/useless warning from pkg_resources.py:check_version_conflict adding noise to apache logs
Last modified: 2013-07-31 15:17:55 EDT
# sudo /usr/share/openstack-dashboard/manage.py collectstatic
/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/nose/plugins/manager.py:405: UserWarning: Module openstack_dashboard was already imported from /usr/share/openstack-dashboard/openstack_dashboard/__init__.pyc, but /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages is being added to sys.path
This warning pops up repeatedly in httpd logs when running openstack-dashboard. Unfortunately this error isn't communicating anything useful to me, and I don't think we are doing anything wrong.
The error comes from /usr/lib/python2.7/pkg_resources.py:checK_version_conflict. I think it's trying to warn me that something is being added to sys.path, possibly early in sys.path, which may provide a module that would now override something I've already imported. However
1) /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages is already in sys.path so the message is misleading.
2) There is no openstack-dashboard module anywhere else in sys.path so I don't think there's any problem here.
3) The code in pkg_resources.py is pretty opaque and doesn't explain what it's trying to accomplish at all.
This pkg_resource module is imported by python-nose, a dependency of openstack-dashboard.
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