[Distutils] build_py support from setuptools
anthony at interlink.com.au
Wed Jun 9 20:26:58 EDT 2004
Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 June 2004 12:13 am, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> > * The module/package support is already in distutils on the CVS HEAD, so
> > there's nothing to do there.
> This is good; then I don't need to worry about this for the trunk.
> > * These kinds of behavioral change/upgrades seem unlikely to be approved
> > for 2.3.5, since the previous behavior was documented as such and
> > therefore not a "bug".
> Hmm. I've been thinking we generally want the latest distutils for all of the
> maintained releases of Python. If that's not the case, that's fine. In that
> case, I'll ignore the 2.3.x line since the package_data support is clearly a
> feature (and really handy as well, thanks!).
While it would be kinda nice to have it in 2.3, it's definitely
a "new" thing, and as such should be avoided. Bear in mind 2.4
will be out before 2.3.5, anyway.
Anthony Baxter <anthony at interlink.com.au>
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