[Distutils] introspecting package data

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Jun 30 16:31:01 CEST 2009

Jim Fulton wrote:
>>> What do you want to do exactly ? And do you do it with setuptools ?
>>> If it's about setup.py I'm guesssing it's done on a distribution
>>> source, not an installed source ?
>> I'm building Sphinx documentation, but I want the conf.py to be driven 
>> right from the package it's in, rather than having to manually enter 
>> the information again...
> I recommend creating a data file that both setup.py and sphinx's 
> config.py read.

Declarative specification of package metadata in a non-python format?

Heresy! ;-)


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