[Distutils] Static metadata using setup.cfg

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Sep 9 01:31:42 CEST 2009

Tarek Ziadé wrote:

> In that case, if we want to keep a configparser-compatible file, we
> need to find another
> way to express these if/else parts, which will probably lead to a
> complex, non natural
> syntax.

Maybe the conditions could be expressed in the
section headers?

[requires platform="linux"]

[requires platform="win32"]:

Then it's not so much if-then-else logic as just
tagging parts of the file with conditions under
which they apply.


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