[Distutils] Fwd: specify manifest template other than MANIFEST.in

kgk kkvilekval at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 02:36:44 CET 2012

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 7:22 PM, Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> Le 20/03/2012 15:10, kgk a écrit :
>> The docs seems to suggest you can override the default name MANIFEST.in,
> Correct.  I tried finding which part of the doc hinted about that to see
> if I could improve it and could not find it!  Do you have the link?


>> however, I cannot seem to find an option or parameter to do so.
> Manifests and manifests templates are only used by the sdist command.
> If you run “python setup.py sdist -h”, you’ll find the --template/-t option.

I am trying to run sdist throught distrubute or setuptools, I didn';t see that
options.  In fact, 'sdist -h' was the first thing I tried.  I will try
with stock
distutils and see if it is there.

> MANIFEST and MANIFEST.in can’t be found from the index pages in the
> Python docs; I will fix that.


Kristian G. Kvilekval (kkvilekval at gmail.com) 805-636-1599

Kristian G. Kvilekval (kkvilekval at gmail.com) 805-636-1599

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