[Distutils] High level options interface

Fred L. Drake Fred L. Drake, Jr." <fdrake@acm.org
Tue, 22 Dec 1998 11:26:11 -0500 (EST)

John Skaller writes:
 > BTW: One weakness of this interfaces is that there
 > is no provision for creating an object library 
 > (archive, ar, etc etc).

  Is this needed?  I don't see where, unless we really want to
abstract everything in the build process.  Essentially, we end
building our own make utility, which I think we should attempt to
avoid -- enough people have done that already.


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