[Distutils] console scripts in distutils

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 15:07:48 CET 2009

2009/2/14 Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com>:
> I really like the way setuptools wraps scripts depending on the platform.
> http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools#automatic-script-creation
> I am not talking about the entry_point feature, but the way it creates
> executables.
> What would people think about making that feature go into distutils
> itself to enhance the current script behavior?

I mentioned this on the ticket, but I'm adding it here for comments:

If this is to go into the stdlib, can it be implemented in such a way
that creating a bdist_wininst installer for a pure-python package with
wrapped scripts does *not* make the package version-dependent?


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