[Distutils] How to actually use distutils?

Thomas Heller thomas.heller@ion-tof.com
Thu, 6 Apr 2000 21:19:44 +0200

> Now that there is a distutils directory under .../Lib in the Python
> distribution and Guido is deprecating the soundex extension module, I figure
> it's time to try wrapping up my soundex-in-Python replacement using
> Distutils.  Only problem is, I see nothing that looks like any documentation
> for it in the Python source tree.  core.py mentions a setup script, but I
> see no example of such a beast.  Perhaps .../Lib/distutils needs a README
> file, especially if the contents of that directory alone are not sufficient
> to create a distribution (I sort of suspect they aren't).

Try the distutils resource page:


Thomas Heller