[Distutils] Where to put a original distutils command?
ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 09:47:58 CET 2009
On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 12:47 AM, Akira Kitada <akitada at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was wondering where I'm supposed to put a new distutils command in.
> The command is a kind of bdist_rpm-like thing for my own package system,
> so it's just for local use so won't ever move in Python distribution.
> I thought site-packages, but just for one command, it would be a bit overkill.
> Any ideas?
You can create a new package that implements your command in two ways:
using distutils extension mechanism (see
using setuptools extension mechanism based on "entry points", see
for the latter you can take a look at collective.dist, that adds two
new commands using entry points -
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