[Distutils] README(.txt)?

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Jun 28 22:56:42 CEST 2006

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
>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.

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