[Distutils] docs on using setuptools in a release cycle with RPMS

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Jan 17 15:32:48 CET 2008

At 04:16 AM 1/17/2008 -0500, Noah Gift wrote:
>I am trying to get egg generation entry points integrated with
>building RPM's, and hopefully debian packages too.  I haven't had much
>luck finding any documentation on this though.  My specific question is:
>Can I use:
>python2.5 ./setup.py bdist_rpm --binary-only --release=py25 --python=/
>and expect that an console script entry point I define in setup.py
>will install to the bin directory for an rpm as well?

Give it a try and see.  :)  (Yes, setuptools does support bdist_rpm.)

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