[Python-Dev] py_compile and CR in source files
email@example.com (Skip Montanaro)
Fri, 26 May 2000 04:39:39 -0500 (CDT)
Greg> Arrghh! This means that Distutils will either have to
Greg> check/convert line-endings at build-time (hey, finally, a good
Greg> excuse for the "build_py" command), or implicitly compile modules
Greg> by importing them (instead of using 'py_compile.compile()').
I don't think you can safely compile modules by importing them. You have no
idea what the side effects of the import might be.
How about fixing py_compile.compile() instead?
Skip Montanaro, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.mojam.com/, http://www.musi-cal.com/
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