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

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
14 Jun 2002 19:18:07 +0200

"M.-A. Lemburg" <mal@lemburg.com> writes:

> The question is whether we want distutils to be a development
> tool as well, or rather stick to its main purpose: that of
> simplifying distribution and installation of software (and
> thanks to Greg, it's great at that !).

IMO, that's not a question anymore: distutils already *is* a tool used
in build and development environments.