[IPython-dev] egg doesn't install scripts on windows
Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Sun Jan 22 14:50:52 EST 2006
Ville Vainio wrote:
> On 1/22/06, Ville Vainio <vivainio at gmail.com> wrote:
>>It should work in posix too, doesn't distutils strip the .py suffix
>>for scripts there?
> And the answer seems to be "no". Bummer.
> This needs more exploration, but it's going to happen in trunk/
Well, we're NOT going to have scripts under *nix with .py extensions. Nobody
in a *nix box is going to have to type
at a command line to start ipython. I'm happy supporting eggs, as long as
they follow the proper conventions of each platform. If they don't, this
should be reported as an egg bug, but we're not going to break a standard of
the *nix platform.
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