[Distutils] sdist default archive format

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Wed Jun 17 16:34:43 CEST 2009


Michael reported that sdist produces a zip file under windows and a
tar file under posix by default, which is inconsistent.

I've changed the sdist command some time ago, so it uses the sdtilb
tarfile module, instead of the "tar" command,
meaning that we could switch to the tar format under windows by
default as well now, not requiring the "tar" program anymore

But some people may prefer the zip format.

What are your opinion on this ?

You can respond here, or in the issue we have created



Tarek Ziadé | http://ziade.org

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