[Distutils] Supporting extensibility in disutils

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Tue Aug 3 05:35:37 CEST 2004

Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> Specifically, I propose that distutils should be extended to search for an 
> implementation class across a list of packages instead of only 
> distutils.command, keeping distutils.command as the default entry in the 
> list.  Additional packages could be identified using a command line option or 
> configuration data.
> I'm willing to work up a patch for this; are there any objections to adding 
> this functionality in Python 2.4?  (I'd like to have this in the coming alpha 
> if at all possible.)

Fine by me.

Anthony Baxter     <anthony at interlink.com.au>
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