[Distutils] data in a source distribution?

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Mar 11 16:03:45 CET 2009

At 12:48 PM 3/11/2009 +0100, Arne Babenhauserheide wrote:
>Am Mittwoch 11 März 2009 02:27:20 schrieb P.J. Eby:
> > You need to specify the data files in your MANIFEST.in file -- the
> > distutils don't do that automatically for you.
>Ah - OK.
>Thank you!
> > Of course, if you use setuptools to create your sdist, and the data
> > files are in revision control, they'll be included
> > automatically.
>Is there a chance of setuptools recognizing other systems than SVN and cvs?
>I use Mercurial for all my own projects, and the setuptools don't seem to
>recognize that yet.

The first Google result for "setuptools mercurial" is:


So, yes.  ;-)

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