[Distutils] RFC : PEP 376 - egg.info

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Mon May 4 18:01:06 CEST 2009

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 5:48 PM, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
>> > I don't see any point to the normalization.
>> To avoid different naming conventions like:
>> PKG-INFO, requires.txt, SOURCES.txt
> And the problem with that is...?

inconsistency, but right, it makes no sense if any file/dir can be added there.

What about SOURCES.txt btw ? What is the reason to add it ?

> setuptools simply copies a pre-built egg-info directory from the source
> tree, that is built by the "egg_info" command.  But people can also put
> arbitrary files and directories there, besides the contents built by the
> command itself.


>> Maybe this straight-forward sentence would work better:
>> "let's add entry points in Distutils" ?
> +1

I think this can be a subpart of this PEP proposal then,

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