[Distutils] egg-info directory in source distribution of setuptools

Eric Huss e-huss at netmeridian.com
Wed Feb 22 00:30:26 CET 2006

I noticed that there is an egg-info directory in the source directory (and
there's one in the svn sandbox with just one file, entry_points.txt).  It
seems like this is not necessary, since these files will be generated by

It's only a minor problem...we are mirroring the source repository
locally, and when we run "setup.py install", it causes a modification of
some of the files to show up (due to newline changes and some difference
in file listings).

Was including this directory intentional for something?


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