[Distutils] Installing scripts
bob at redivi.com
Thu Jun 24 16:28:16 EDT 2004
On Jun 21, 2004, at 12:54 PM, Fred L. Drake, Jr. wrote:
> On Tuesday 15 June 2004 01:07 am, Ronald Oussoren wrote:
>> Please don't, unless MacOS X is treated differently than other unices.
>> There is a minor difference between GUI and non-GUI scripts on OSX
>> to a misfeature of the OS).
> So as I understand it, you'd need an extension to be left on for .pyw
> but could tolerate removal of extensions for other scripts. This is a
> distinct case from other Unixes and from Windows.
> I have a patch that will strip extensions for POSIX platforms other
> Darwin (including Mac OS X), only if "build_scripts
> --strip-extensions" is
> used. Given the special cases and another issue related to legacy
> I'm not going to apply the patch.
Please don't make this special exception for sys.platform=='darwin'.
- You can't browse to /usr/local/bin from Finder, anyway
- It's almost impossible to write a useful GUI application without
wrapping it in an application bundle in OS X
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