[Distutils] Build_ext refactoring (was: People want CPAN)

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 22:35:43 CET 2009


On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 10:25 PM, Greg Ewing
<greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
[..]
> I don't agree that evolution is better in and of itself
> than revolution. They're both means to an end -- getting
> something better than we have now. The problem with
> distutils is that evolution doesn't seem to have worked.
> It has just grown randomly with no clear design and ended
> up painting itself into a corner.

We are making progress in the thread we are having with David C. in
the build_ext refactoring.
I am suggesting to keep the 'Build_ext refactoring' topic in that thread.

Tarek


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