[Distutils] Improving distutils' script and GUI app handling

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 12:17:34 CEST 2005

On 9/17/05, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> However, after reflection, I think now that -m probably only really makes
> sense for stdlib modules, since projects using setuptools can now get all
> the benefits of -m without any of the drawbacks, without even writing any
> __name__=='__main__' code.

One thing you get with -m is that the module doesn't have to be on
PATH. Where does setuptools install its wrapper executables? (The
usual \Python24\Scripts directory isn't added to PATH by the

I know, I'm nitpicking. Sorry :-)


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