[Distutils] What is needed by an uninstall command to be useful ?
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Jun 17 17:39:44 CEST 2008
At 02:46 PM 6/17/2008 +0900, David Cournapeau wrote:
>Do you think it would be possible to refactor it to split the
>distutils/setuptools parts ? I could do it myself, obviously, but I
>don't know anything about setuptools internals.
A trivial way to do it would be to have your uninstall command take a
distutils installation log file as its only input argument, and then
remove those files/directories. This would ensure that only packages
installed using --record would be uninstallable.
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