[Distutils] Finding my data_files

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 16:32:21 CET 2008

On 14/01/2008, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 11:24 AM 1/14/2008 +0000, Paul Moore wrote:
> >If I have a module which installs some files using the
> >data_files=[...] argument to setup.py, how do I then (reliably) find
> >those files from my code?
> You can't.  Use package_data instead.  It's available in the
> distutils as of Python 2.4.

I thought that might be the answer. Unfortunately, MoinMoin still
preserves compatibility with 2.3 :-(


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