[Distutils] setuptools bug: broken simlinks break setup()

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Jun 26 00:16:43 CEST 2007

At 01:51 PM 6/25/2007 -0700, Andrew Straw wrote:
>OK, I attach a fairly minimal python package. It builds fine normally.
>Now, if you add a broken symlink in the source tree, it fails to build.
>For example, "ln -s /broken broken.symlink" in the same directory as

Tried it on Cygwin w/setuptools 0.6c6, nothing different happens with 
the symlink.  What platform are you on? 

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