[Distutils] install w/o build, spaces in directory names

Thomas Heller thomas.heller@ion-tof.com
Fri, 11 Feb 2000 16:53:17 +0100

> >This should either be fixed by:
> >- compiling the debug and non-debug object-files into different
> >  directories (temp-release, temp-debug)
> >- naming the object files differently (mod.obj vs mod_d.obj).
> >
> >Thomas Heller
> >
> ...
> I thought Greg wanted the dual directory solution.
Yes, but he writes:
>> As soon as you extend the distutils framework to use
>> temp-directories for building, I will submit a patch for msvc
>> again.
>That'll be a little while -- it's lower priority than fixing the "dist"
>and "install" commands, and definitely lower priority than writing the
>"bdist" command.  As long as building on Windows is *working*, I'm not
>going to get *too* uptight about compiler turds being left in the wrong
>place (although it is something I want to fix).