26 Jan 2005 26 Jan '05
Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
On Tuesday 25 January 2005 23:30, Skip Montanaro wrote:
Python's setup.py has grown way out of control. I'm trying to build
and install Python 2.4.0 on a Solaris system with Tcl/Tk installed in a non-standard place and I can't figure out the incantation to tell setup.py to look where they are installed.
This might be an excellent sprint topic for PyCon.
Indeed it would be!
... and now it is listed as one. Started a section on the sprint wiki page for orphaned sprint topics with a subsection on core stuff. Listed a rewrite of setup.py along with a rewrite of site.py and the usual bug/patch squashing.
URL is http://www.python.org/moin/PyConDC2005/Sprints for those not wanting to go hunting for it.