[Python-Dev] addressing distutils inability to track file dependencies

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
14 Jun 2002 09:11:00 +0200

Skip Montanaro <skip@pobox.com> writes:

>     Paul> I guess most of us don't understand the benefits because we don't
>     Paul> see dependency tracking as necessarily that difficult. It's no
>     Paul> harder than the new method resolution order. ;)
> If it's not that difficult why isn't it being done? <no wink>

You are wrong assuming it is not done. distutils does dependency
analysis since day 1.