[Distutils] PEP 376 - critique - why more sub-directories within python aren't needed...

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue May 19 02:59:22 CEST 2009

At 08:34 PM 5/18/2009 -0400, David Lyon wrote:
>Why not keep the .EGG_INFO files in the site-packages directory?

That's where they go.  Each installed project has its own .egg-info 
subdirectory containing the listed files.  See the EggFormats 
documentation for details.  PEP 376 is just adding stdlib support for 
the .egg-info format defined by setuptools, and adding a new RECORD file to it.

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