[Distutils] Having a Python package install itself under a different name

cool-RR cool-rr at cool-rr.com
Sat Jun 5 11:23:19 CEST 2010

On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 7:22 AM, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 22:36, cool-RR <cool-rr at cool-rr.com> wrote:
> >  It would be pretty cool, since I won't have to confuse users with the
> > `_py3` thing, but here are 2 problems:
> > 1. I find it a little dirty that one single package has two different
> code
> > bases.
> Well, sure, but having two packages is also dirty. :-) It's a matter of
> taste.
> > 2. I like having the Python 3 fork as an actual fork, (i.e. separate
> repo,)
> > so I can easily merge changes from the main fork. If I keep them next to
> > each other like this, it will be hard for me to keep them as separate
> repos
> > and therefore hard to do merges.
> Aha, so you use mercurial or? It's hard to do merges between folders
> there? I'm used to svn, where that wouldn't be a problem.
> --
> Lennart Regebro

I probably won't take this approach, but thank you Lennart for the tip.

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