[Distutils] buildutils

Kevin Dangoor dangoor at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 16:10:16 CEST 2005


On 9/21/05, Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com> wrote:
> I thought I'd note that I've been doing a little bit of work on Ryan
> Tomayko's buildutils lately (http://buildutils.lesscode.org/).  It now
> has distutils.command entry points, so any setuptools-based package will
> get the new commands.  And I've moved the svntag command from
> PasteDeploy to buildutils.

Nice! I'll have to update.

> I guess next up I'm going to re-look at how to enable some of these
> commands conditionally, along the lines discussed in this thread:
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/2005-August/005011.html
>
> Maybe it will actually mean removing some of the current entry points,
> and requiring developers to specifically configure them (e.g., pudge, or
> publish).

I have thought that the pudge command belongs in pudge itself and not
buildutils. (Though I understand why it's in buildutils, since it
predates the ability to define commands via entrypoints.)

Kevin

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