[Distutils] sdist default archive format
eric at trueblade.com
Fri Jun 19 21:54:53 CEST 2009
> It isn't so easy for setuptools to know which things ought to have +x
> and which things ought not just based on their pathnames or other
Unless you specify explicitly it in a metadata file.
> Having an archive format that preserves such bits would probably be a
> good way to solve all such problems -- by making it the packagers
> problems to set the bits before packaging rather than setuptools's
> problem to figure out which bits ought to be set after installation.
How would you create such an archive on Windows? (A serious question,
not trying to be argumentative.)
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