[Distutils] package_data not used by sdist command

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Jan 22 15:33:11 CET 2007

It appears that the sdist command doesn't consult the data passed
in the package_data option to setup.  I want to name data
that isn't under version control for inclusion.  Because
sdist doesn't pay attention to package_data, the data I'm
naming isn't included in the source distribution.  It is included
if I build an egg directly.  This appears to me to be a bug.


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