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Fix multisegment imports in some Python 2 revisions. #34
I discovered upon deploying waitress 0.8.4 in production that there was an issue with waitress.runner whereby
The error didn't manifest itself under Python 2.6.8 (which is what the test suite was ran against), but did manifest itself under 2.6.6 (the version I was using in production). I believe this is a consequence of the use of the
While I was able to reproduce the error reliably, I wasn't able to track down of any mention of this issue in the NEWS file. I think it was silently fixed some time between the release of 2.6.6 and 2.6.8.
After some research, I found that this bug also affects some revisions of Python 2.7 as well.
Given this is something of a weird, obscure bug, I've included documentation of the issue in the