[Distutils] scripts versus console_scripts

Reinout van Rees reinout at vanrees.org
Tue Sep 8 10:29:55 CEST 2009

On 2009-09-04, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 09:30 PM 9/4/2009 +0000, Reinout van Rees wrote:
>>There's one thing I couldn't find out: does the zipfile module report
>>filenames as slashes or does it use the OS's preference?  /me has no windows
>>around to test it on.  So there might be an OS inconsistency there.  Running
>>the tests on windows will uncover that, of course.
> If you use the pkg_resources get_metadata and 
> metadata_isdir/metadata_listdir operations, you can use /-separated 
> paths regardless of platform.

Ah, thanks.  That's 18 lines of code gone in exchange for just 4 :-)  No more
"import zipfile".


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