[Distutils] GUI for Python package Management

david.lyon at preisshare.net david.lyon at preisshare.net
Fri Jan 30 03:35:16 CET 2009


Hi Ben,

On Fri, 30 Jan 2009 13:04:30 +1100, Ben Finney <ben+python at benfinney.id.au>
wrote:

> An interface is premature if the manifest doesn't yet exist. Let's
> solve that problem before thinking of a GUI for it.

I can see your point there..

>From the other perspective, it is a fairly trivial task for the gui to
track what packages it has installed - through it's own configuration file
and generate a manifest from that.

That would save a lot of time waiting for the back-end guys to do all
the hard slog behind the scenes.

That is just how I see it anyway...

Best Regards

David



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