[Baypiggies] __init__.py.in

Jason Culverhouse jason at mischievous.org
Thu Nov 12 21:02:43 CET 2009

On Nov 12, 2009, at 11:22 AM, Alison Chaiken wrote:

> Sorry for this newbie question, but I'm stumped.     I'd like to use
> package pyatspi, which comes with (among other things) a file called
> __init__.py.in.    The instructions for installation say to run
> "python setup.py install" as expected.     However "python setup.py
> install" and "python setup.py build" give me the error
> running build
> running build_py
> package init file '__init__.py' not found (or not a regular file)
> package init file '__init__.py' not found (or not a regular file)
> Well yeah, the svn download doesn't provide an __init__.py file, so I
> don't have one!
> What step am I missing here?     How do I turn __init__.py.in into
> __init__.py?    I can't find the answer in G****e.

This must be a piece of a larger build process, the ".in" file is a
GNU Autoconf template,
copy __init__.py.in to __init__.py and put in the values for
things with @SOMETHING@


You might consider installing with your linux distro install tools  
(apt/rmp etc.)

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