[Distutils] RFC : PEP 376 - egg.info
ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Mon May 4 17:23:40 CEST 2009
There's another point I was thinking about in PEP 376
What about dropping the 'egg' part in 'PROJECT.egg-info' ? and replace it with
(and make the 2.7 version compatible with PROJECT.egg-info )
I know it's a minor change, but it seems that a lot of people are
confused with this,
when they don't know what is an egg, etc.
On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 9:34 AM, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have reworked the PEP a little bit with people feedback.
> It needs more feedback : http://svn.python.org/projects/peps/trunk/pep-0376.txt
> - install/uninstall script
> I think the best solution is not to provide an install script since
> third-party tool do it. Furthermore,
> there's already the simplest install script available today: you can
> run "python setup.py install" on a given package
> so it gets installed.
> So what about adding just a global uninstall feature, that
> uninstalls the files installed for a package, using the record
> file, and let the third party tool have better features.
> - MANIFEST (SOURCES.txt)
> Ronald pointed out that it was not necessary to have a MANIFEST file
> included if we are going to have a RECORD
> file, as described in the PEP.
> The MANIFEST (which in a way is equivalent to SOURCES.txt pip or
> easy_install adds) is the list of source files,
> whereas the RECORD is the list if installed files (which might
> include more elements in case of compilations)
> What would be the interest of having the list of source files in egg-info ?
> Tarek Ziadé | http://ziade.org
Tarek Ziadé | http://ziade.org
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