[New-bugs-announce] [issue4908] adding a get_metadata in distutils

Tarek Ziadé report at bugs.python.org
Sat Jan 10 18:45:06 CET 2009

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

Let's add a "get_metadata" API in Distutils that would return
in a dictionary the content of the .egg-info file introduced into Python

  >>> from distutils import get_metadata
  >>> get_metadata('ThePackage')

(Working on a prototype)

assignee: tarek
components: Distutils
messages: 79562
nosy: tarek
severity: normal
status: open
title: adding a get_metadata in distutils
type: feature request
versions: Python 2.7, Python 3.1

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