[issue12394] packaging: generate scripts from callable (dotted paths)
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Fri Jun 24 16:00:19 CEST 2011
Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> added the comment:
> Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org> added the comment:
> People working on this should probably also look at how zc.buildout's
>zc.recipe.egg handles script generation. It's similar to setuptools in that
>"console_script" entry points are used, but it binds in the desired Python
>executable as well.
> (If you ran the build with an unversioned Python executable name, that's what
>you get, but if you use a versioned path, it's retained.)
And also consider what happens when a script is installed into a virtual env,
when the virtual env's executable *has* to be used.
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