[Distutils] Install a script to <prefix>/sbin instead of <prefix>/bin
info at michael-jansen.biz
Sat Dec 7 12:14:13 CET 2013
On Saturday, December 07, 2013 10:56:16 AM Paul Moore wrote:
> On 7 December 2013 10:12, Michael Jansen <info at michael-jansen.biz> wrote:
> >> I made a proof of concept implementation (not ready to be merged) here
> > No one interested in that? Got no answer from the maintainers too.
> Personally, I'm against the idea on principle, because the bin/sbin
> distinction is not a cross-platform concept (Windows does not have
> it). For the core tools, I'd prefer *not* to include tools that
> encourage platform-specific behaviour (I've seen too many projects in
> the past which would work perfectly on Windows except for something
> like this).
> As a 3rd-party setuptools extension providing utilities that make
> writing POSIX-specific packages easier, I see no problem with it,
My next step would be to implement support for fhs in the way that you can specify it like that
And then setting those variables in cross platform compatible ways.
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