[Distutils] MANIFEST generation

Alexandre Fayolle Alexandre.Fayolle at logilab.fr
Thu Sep 25 06:01:55 EDT 2003

On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 11:48:59AM +0200, Rene Liebscher wrote:
> The sdist command has an option --force-manifest
> http://www.python.org/doc/current/dist/source-dist.html#SECTION000520000000000000000
> You could write it in one of your prefered config files for distutils
> http://www.python.org/doc/current/inst/config-syntax.html
> So there is no need to make a patch for it. (Except maybe to better
> document this option so people find it better ;-)

My sincerest apologies for not having reread the fine manual, and thanks
a lot for pointing this out to me. 

I still think that the default behaviour is not the best one, but being
able to write a setup.cfg file and forget about it is an acceptable
trade off.  

Alexandre Fayolle
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