[Distutils] [Python-Dev] Wow, I think I actually *get* it now!
interstar at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 03:25:05 CET 2008
Just a thought. What I'd really like to see is a quick 5 / 10 minute
screen-cast of using setup tools. I've been looking for one for a
couple of weeks but haven't found,
Something like this buildout example, perhaps :
On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 8:12 PM, Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 20/03/2008, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> > Actually, this information is VERY helpful. It makes it blindingly
> > obvious to me now that the difference between loving and hating
> > setuptools is whether you're *intentionally* using it, or whether it
> > shows up in your ecosystem uninvited.
> Exactly. I never thought to express that, but it precisely explains my
> situation as well.
> > Hm. So it seems to me that maybe one thing that would help is a
> > "Setuptools Haters' Guide To Setuptools" -- that is, *short*
> > documentation specifically written for people who don't want to use
> > setuptools and want to minimize its impact on their systems. I could
> > probably write something like that fairly easily, now that I have
> > some idea of what to go in it, more than, "the existing documentation
> > sucks". :)
> > Can I count on some non-assimilated persons' help in critiquing such
> > a document and suggesting any topics I miss?
> I would do so. (From a Windows user's perspective).
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