jim at zope.com
Wed Jun 28 23:04:57 CEST 2006
On Jun 28, 2006, at 4:56 PM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 04:37 PM 6/28/2006 -0400, Jim Fulton wrote:
>> If I don't have a README or README.txt file next to my setup.py file
>> when I create an edd, I'll get the warning:
>> warning: manifest_maker: standard file not found: should have one
>> of README, README.txt
>> I don't like warnings. So I create a REAME,txt file and then
>> generate an
>> egg and, guess what? It's not included.
>> Bug or feature?
> The warning comes from the distutils, in a method that I call to
> create a source manifest. I don't know of any way to suppress it,
> although I'll look again. In normal distutils usage, you would
> only see it when doing an "sdist", as it wants a README for the
> source distribution.
Is the right thing to do to suppress the warning? Or to include the
in the egg?
I'm not clear on what the README is for. If it contains installation
instructions for a source distribution, then obviously, it shouldn't
FWIW, this is most annoying to me when doing setup.py develop.
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