[Distutils] Need help with bdist_wininst bugs

Juergen Hermann Juergen Hermann" <jh@web.de
Thu, 24 Aug 2000 14:21:31 +0200

On Mon, 21 Aug 2000 21:32:32 -0400, Greg Ward wrote:

>there are a couple of small bugs in the bdist_wininst command that need=


I could do it.

>Part of the solution to the latter is probably a warning in sdist.py
>that squawks if you have any zero-byte files in your manifest -- it's
>good practice to always include at least a comment or docstring in
>__init__.py, and I can't think of any other reason to include empty
>files.  It's known to cause problems on Windows, so should probably jus=
>be avoided.  Seem reasonable?

As long as it's a warning only, I can see nothing bad with it.

Bye, J=FCrgen