[Distutils] Installing (data-)files in package directories

Stefan Seefeld seefeld at sympatico.ca
Wed Nov 19 15:44:40 EST 2003

Thomas Heller wrote:

> Ah yes, this looks quite nice (I'm looking into PyXML-0.8.3.tar.gz).
> And the trick is to reuse distutils' useless (?) install_data command
> ;-).

talking about data, I believe there's still a bug in the sdist command
that causes data files not to be put into a distro by default, i.e.
when no MANIFEST[.in] is provided.


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