[Distutils] distutils2 1.0a4 and simple package

kristian kvilekval kkvilekval at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 18:54:56 CET 2012

This is exactly the situation I have.. A single project with client and 
server side 
libraries.  The entire project is in a single VCS repository.  


On Wednesday, March 21, 2012 8:27:37 PM UTC-7, Éric Araujo wrote:
> > Thanks for the pointer, is there anyway to use another filename other
> > than setup.cfg?
> > I am trying to build several related package from a common root?
> In the current code the filename must be setup.cfg.  I think the rise of
> distributed version control systems and usable packaging tools like pip
> and buildout (and setuptools’ namespace package feature) have encouraged
> the separation of projects into separate libraries, each one with its
> repository and setup.py file.  That may be the reason why setup.cfg is
> hard-coded in distutils2.
> What do other people think about this?  Is the ability to create more
> than one Python distribution from one directory something we really need?

We would like to build separate distributions for the client and server.
>From my standpoint, I would like to build them together as they
share some common directories (i.e. config, docs and readme's)


> (MAL: I think you use a similar system for your mx releases, please
> ignore this if I remembered wrong.)
> Regards
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