[Distutils] [issue11] bdist_wininst adds duplicate entry to dist_files

htgoebel setuptools at bugs.python.org
Fri May 23 19:37:50 CEST 2008

New submission from htgoebel <h.goebel at goebel-consult.de>:

In setuptools 0.6c8 has a bug in bdist_wininst:

Distribution files are listed twice
``distribution.dist_files``. This hinders developing tools which use
this data. In addition ``upload`` will upload the file twice to pypi.

I need this bug fixed for automated upload of files using

Enclosed please find a simple package to show the bug. Just run

   python setup.py bdist_wininst

this shows one entry. Now run

   python setup-setuptools.py bdist_wininst

this shows two entires.

The only difference between both setup files is wherefrom setup() is

files: simple-
messages: 15
nosy: htgoebel
priority: bug
status: unread
title: bdist_wininst adds duplicate entry to dist_files
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/setuptools/file6/simple-

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