[Distutils] pruning overrides MANIFEST.in

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Sep 11 16:29:05 CEST 2009

Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
>> Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>>> I tested and it works for me with distutils at 2.6 and I tried with the
>>> current trunk:
>> Well, something must be different, have you double checked your sys.path?
>> C:\LocalSVN\errorhandler\branches\docs>python -c "import sys; print
>> '\n'.join(sys.path)"
>> C:\WINDOWS\system32\python25.zip
> That's you python 2.5

Sorry, yes, forgot to use 2.6 for those first two bits, doesn't make any 

>> Distribution.get_command_obj(): creating 'build' command object
>> exclude_pattern: applying regex r'^build\.*'
>>  removing buildout.cfg
> That must be a win32 specific bug then on the way globs are translated
> (\ should be escaped) with regular expressions. the exclude built on
> my mac os  is :
> '^build/.*'
> which is correct. I will try on a vmware as soon I get a chance,
> Until then you can fill an issue in bugs.python.org. I'll fix it as soon
> as I have a failing example in a unit test




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