[Distutils] What is needed by an uninstall command to be useful ?

David Cournapeau david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Fri Jun 20 05:17:36 CEST 2008

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> 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.

Indeed. Since any uninstall command has to do this internally, it can be 
a useful start. What's the best way to submit something for distutils ? 
Python bug-tracker or somewhere specific to distutils ?



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