[Distutils] [Python Language Summit] Distutils / Packaging survey

Mark Sienkiewicz sienkiew at stsci.edu
Tue Jan 27 18:56:58 CET 2009

Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> I am working on the survey here : http://wiki.python.org/moin/Packaging%20Survey

One of the survey questions asks:

> Would you like to see Python's Distutils package provide an uninstall 
> command that removes just the files installed, and cleanup the .pth, 
> even if it does undesirable things ? (one answer)

Why would you ask that?  Is there some reason that we can't have an 
uninstall that works correctly?

Mark S.

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