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

zooko zooko at zooko.com
Tue Jan 27 23:18:46 CET 2009

On Jan 27, 2009, at 15:00 PM, Tarek Ziadé wrote:

> There were also a bdist_deb project but it never made it to  
> distutils, also for Debian there's a policy on how to work with  
> python packages :
> http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/python-policy/
> Last, this mailing list had a lot of threads about the fact that  
> there's no standard way in Python to work with resources that could  
> be installed in the system, using a LSB-compliant approach.
> So I don't have (I think no one does at this point) any clear view  
> of what could be done in this area.

I don't understand what are the potential problems, but so far I've  
been happy using stdeb to produce .deb's from my Python sdists.


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