[Distutils] Help to create a setup.py (subdirectories aren't working)

John Posner jjposner at optimum.net
Thu Mar 25 21:59:09 CET 2010

On 3/25/2010 4:34 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:
> <snip>
> Essentially, if you want a DRY (repetition-free) setup, use either 
> MANIFEST.in or the revision control system to specify your package 
> data files, and then just use include_package_data=True in the 
> setup().  (From at least setuptools' POV, package_data is a "legacy" 
> feature, rather than a recommended one.)

Thanks for the very helpful explanation!


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