[Distutils] Splitting metadata from setup.py in distutils..
ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 17:44:25 CEST 2009
On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 5:23 PM, Ronald Oussoren<ronaldoussoren at mac.com> wrote:
> On Monday, 17 August, 2009, at 05:09PM, "Chris Withers" <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
>>> For me, that only leaves the choice of a filename..
>>> - setup.info
>>> - setup.conf
>>> - others..?
>>...is entirely up to the package developer. We can suggest whatever, but
>>since it'll be called from setup.py, we can't do anything other than
>>suggest a sensible default that will work with the tools that will
>>hopefully show up that only parse the static file...
> We already have 'setup.cfg', what's wrong with that? If another filename is needed: please pick one where the suffix is unique, that would make it easier to associate the file with specific programs (double-click to open, spotlight/quicklook helpers on OSX, ...)
Yes please, have a look at my mail on this (next thread)
I don't see why we would have another file
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