[Distutils] "Python Package Management Sucks"

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org
Thu Oct 2 18:04:17 CEST 2008

On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 01:20:45PM +0200, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Sorry, but things don’t work this way. Anything that is *not* a .py file
> should not land in the python module directories. This is utter abuse of
> a loophole of the implementation, and I can’t think of another language
> that allows that. You will not find anything else than perl modules in
> the perl modules directories. You will not find anything else than C#
> modules in the Mono modules directory. And so on.

What about .so of compiled modules?


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