[Distutils] Proposed change to buildout configuration-file handling

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Mar 7 12:35:30 CET 2011

On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 5:23 AM, Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> wrote:
> Le 06/03/2011 16:34, Jim Fulton a écrit :
>> An annoyance in buildout configurations, resulting from [its] use of
>> ConfigParser, is that configuration data lines are stripped of leading
>> spaces.
> configparser is much better in 3.2 (I’m cc’ing the author of those
> improvements and new module maintainer), and I already suggested a
> standalone release on PyPI for older Pythons.  It would be nice to work
> out whether your needs could be addressed directly at the source before
> being forced to fork or monkey-patch.

3.2 is irrelevant.

While I plan to port buildout to Python 3 at PyCon, I intent to
maintain buildout on Python 2 for some time, so there's really no
point in depending on changes made in 3.2.


Jim Fulton

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