[Distutils] Bug in parsing of .cfg files

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Wed Sep 20 09:51:01 2000

"Fred L. Drake, Jr." wrote:
> Rene Liebscher wrote:
>  > May be distutils should accept both, foo-bar and foo_bar.
>  > It is not to hard to change it, lets see what is Gregs opinion.
> M.-A. Lemburg writes:
>  > Would be easier to understand, I guess.
>   Wouldn't it be easiest to understand if it just used the hyphen in
> both places?  The underscore is a programmers' character, not meant
> for end users!

I guess it would break existing setup.cfg files, but having both
and just documenting one (the hyphen version) should "fix" this
for future setup.cfg writers ;-)

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