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

chris cdcasey at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 06:02:14 CEST 2008

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 10:39 AM, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 02:46 PM 6/17/2008 +0900, David Cournapeau 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.

Why have only certain packages uninstallable as opposed to everything
being uninstallable by default?

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