[Distutils] Adding entry points into Distutils ?

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue May 5 16:38:50 CEST 2009

At 08:41 AM 5/5/2009 -0400, Doug Hellmann wrote:
>I don't want new functionality available to an application just
>because someone has permission to install a package somewhere in the
>PYTHONPATH.  I would rather have plugins added to an app through an
>explicit configuration step of some sort.

Note that this is not incompatible with entry points; an application 
can simply treat entry points as a list of *available* plugins, 
rather than as a list of *active* plugins.  Chandler, for example, 
does this for user-level plugins. 

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