[Distutils] data in a source distribution?

Jannis Leidel jannis at leidel.info
Wed Mar 11 16:17:04 CET 2009

>> > 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:
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/hg.setuptools
> So, yes.  ;-)

Please note "hg.setuptools" is quite old and won't work with Mercurial  
 > 1.0. Since the author told me he wouldn't update it anymore I  
created http://pypi.python.org/pypi/setuptools_hg.


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