[Distutils] Some questions about setuptools

limodou limodou at gmail.com
Sat Aug 6 02:35:52 CEST 2005

2005/8/5, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com>:
> At 07:59 PM 8/5/2005 +0800, limodou wrote:
> >But I found some deleted files also included in the package. These
> >files are .pyc suffixed. I use subversion. I checked the setuptools'
> >code, and found that setuptools indeed follows the .svn/entries file,
> >but it only retrieves files, and check if the file is exist. But in my
> >entries file, just like:
> >
> ><entry
> >   name="EasyElements.pyc"
> >   kind="file"
> >   deleted="true"
> >   revision="33"/>
> >
> >You can see the "deleted" field is "true", so the file should not be
> >included in the package, even through the file is exist. So I think
> >maybe the .pyc, .pyo file should be omited.
> Did you try checking in your changes first?

Yes, I did. In entries file, the deleted entries are still in there.

> >The another question is:
> >
> >I have below directory structure:
> >
> >A/
> >     setup.py
> >     B/
> >          __init__.py
> >          b.py
> >          t.txt
> >          .svn/
> >                entries
> >
> >So B is a package dir. But as I run setup.py, the t.txt is not include
> >in the package. I followed the source code and found it was because
> >that dir A hasn't in version control, i.e. there is not .svn directory
> >in dir A, so the setuptools could not traversal the subdirectory. I
> >don't know how to write my setup.py script.
> You need to put directory A under revision control as well; the entire
> project needs to be in Subversion (or CVS) for setuptools' automatic source
> finding to work.

I think I can only do like what your said at present.


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