[Distutils] pypi and easy_install
billiejoex at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 03:05:26 CET 2008
Thanks for the useful information I wasn't aware of.
I'll use MANIFEST file.
2008/1/16, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com>:
> At 02:00 AM 1/16/2008 +0100, Giampaolo Rodola' wrote:
> >2008/1/14, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com>:
> > > At 02:14 AM 1/14/2008 +0100, Giampaolo Rodola' wrote:
> > > > > (This is a distutils feature and doesn't require setuptools, although
> > > > > the distutils are a bit trickier to get the tarball to include
> > > > > everything, as you have to explicitly list in MANIFEST.in anything
> > > > > that distutils doesn't automatically pick up.
> > > >
> > > >Sorry for replying so late.
> > > >Gently, I would be interested in knowing how can I have distutils to
> > > >include everything.
> > > >Currently I've tried to use setup.py sdist but CREDITS, HISTORY,
> > > >INSTALL and LICENSE files aren't included in the tarball.
> > >
> > > http://python.org/doc/2.4.1/dist/manifest.html
> >Is there a way to specify that in setup.py?
> Not that I'm aware of, no. You just put the MANIFEST.in next to setup.py.
> The alternative is to use setuptools + source control: setuptools
> natively picks the files up from SVN or CVS, and there are plugins
> for several other source control systems including Bazaar, Git,
> Monotone, and Mercurial, if I recall correctly. (Search PyPI for
> "setuptools" and the appropriate tool to find the plugin.)
> (Note that these revision control plugins do NOT require users of
> your package to have the revision control tool OR the plugin -- it
> only affects *building* the source distribution, not using it. In
> fact, it's even possible to make it so your users don't have to have
> setuptools, although that's not the default setup.)
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