[Distutils] Distutils register command and reStructuredText
ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 06:44:18 CEST 2009
On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 2:41 AM, James Pye <lists at jwp.name> wrote:
> On Apr 5, 2009, at 5:12 PM, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>> Any opinion on this ?
> I'm +0.5 on it as I'm inclined to think that a "./setup.py check" may be in
> order for things like this.
I guess you can already do this with:
$ python setup.py --long-description | rst2html.py > /dev/null
you'll get any warning/error in the stdout.
> Although, wouldn't such a check require a dependency on docutils? Or would
> this be a pypi, catalog, feature?
A docutils dependency, on client side, trigger at register time, if
docutils is installed.
> That is, I have been bitten by this, so some feedback from the tool would be
> An alternative may be to explicitly upload a long_description via the web
> interface where the user can get a preview prior to publishing it..
Maybe so. That said, I (and the people I know); never use the web UI
to register/upload a package at PyPI
the command line is faster
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