[New-bugs-announce] [issue5732] add a new command called "check" into Distutils

Tarek Ziadé <report@bugs.python.org> at psf.upfronthosting.co.za Tarek Ziadé <report@bugs.python.org> at psf.upfronthosting.co.za
Fri Apr 10 01:15:36 CEST 2009

New submission from Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com>:

Right now, both register and sdist commands are implementing a
check_metadata function to check that the metadata are complete enough.

check will refactor this and also add a test to validate that the 
long_description is/is not reST compliant (if asked *and* if docutils is

of course distutils will not introduce a hard dependency on docutils and
both register and sdist wil continue to work the same way (but use check

assignee: tarek
messages: 85835
nosy: tarek
severity: normal
status: open
title: add a new command called "check" into Distutils
type: feature request
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.1

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