[Distutils] setup.cfg new format proposal

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Sep 30 15:20:31 CEST 2009

Tres Seaver wrote:
> You bothering the goats again, Chris? ;)
> pkginfo uses the standard information generated by the 'sdist',
> 'develop' and 'bdist_egg' commenads, and can even introspect installed
> packages on Python 2.6.x.  It is documented here:
>   http://packages.python.org/pkginfo/

Yep, I know all this, I experienced some weirdness when working on dev 
packages with the right metadata not being used when I was generating 
sphinx docs using pkginfo to get version information.

I'll post again when/if I can reproduce this easily...


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