On Mon, 2003-09-29 at 16:57, Shane Hathaway wrote:
Neil Schemenauer wrote:
- write scripts to generate the final package and also verify its sanity (e.g. check version numbers, dates, detect files that should not be included in the release)
FWIW, one thing I like to do is compare the list of files in the new release with the list of files in the previous release. It's amazing what can creep in. I've attached the script I use--it's ugly but it works.
Sure is! This is a little OT, but distutils MANIFEST files are very useful for this purpose.