[Python-Dev] Re: [Bug #117070] README instructions for configuring Setup are not helpful

Jon Ribbens jon+sourceforge@unequivocal.co.uk
Thu, 26 Oct 2000 12:01:27 +0100

Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> wrote:
> Sure, except I'm not comfortable with having two files with identical
> contents under CVS control.  How about not checking in Setup, but
> creating it in configure if it doesn't exist?

I think that would be fine so long as the README file makes it clear that
you edit the Setup file after './configure' but before 'make'.