[Distutils] MANIFEST generation

Jeremy Hylton jeremy at alum.mit.edu
Fri Sep 26 22:31:08 EDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-09-25 at 06:01, Alexandre Fayolle wrote:
> 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.  

It agree that the default behavior seems problematic.  I always use
sdist --force-manifest when building a release.  What's the use case for
ignoring files in a source distribution that would otherwise be
included?  It doesn't sound like an obvious default.


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