[Distutils] Static metadata using setup.cfg

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Mon Aug 24 17:49:01 CEST 2009

P.J. Eby wrote:
> In which case, why not simply have a "configure"-like command that 
> generates a fixed set of static metadata?
> Or better yet, make it "configure.py" or something like that.  Since it 
> is not the old setup.py, it does not have to offer the same command line 
> interface or be backward compatible with existing code.

minus lots on allowing it to be anything other than an extremely 
constrained domain specific language...


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