[Distutils] First steps with distutils...

Thomas Heller thomas.heller@ion-tof.com
Mon Sep 4 11:31:13 2000


> > > * bdist_wininst wants zlib but the installer has a note that
> > >   it is not using it anymore
> > 
> > Thomas, is this true?
> 
> I would make the usage of zlib optional with distutils defaulting
> to not using it (since it isn't enabled by default in the Python
> distribution).
>  
> > > * bdist_wininst fails with a setup.py file which does not
> > >   define long_description
> > 
> > I thought that was fixed in 0.9.2 -- !@&%@!#&!@#&%!

The current CVS version, which is the same as 0.9.2, does
NOT use zlib any longer, also long_description is no longer needed.

Thomas