[Distutils] Can we prevent setuptools from writing to stdout
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Sep 24 19:39:01 CEST 2008
At 02:24 PM 9/24/2008 +0100, Fadhley Salim wrote:
>Is it possible to prevent setuptools from writing anything to stdout?
>For various inconvenient reasons our package must install silently -
>that means the installation process must not write to either stdout
>or stderr. Other than hacking distutils / setuptools to ensure that
>there's nothing which can write i've not yet been able to come up
>with a reliable means to control output.
Temporarily replace sys.stdout with another object, such as a StringIO.
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