[Distutils] build_py support from setuptools

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake at acm.org
Mon Jun 14 17:15:28 EDT 2004

On Tuesday 08 June 2004 04:25 pm, I wrote:
 > I'd like to merge the build_py improvements from setuptools into the
 > distutils build_py command.  This would add:
 > - an easy way to install additional data files into a package

I've added this (the "package_data" functionality) into the distutils trunk 
(Python 2.4), including documentation.

 > - the ability to provide both individual modules and packages at the same
 > time

This was added some time ago, it turns out, and I'd missed it.  It's already 
in 2.3.x and 2.4.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation

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