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

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Fri, 14 Jun 2002 12:49:04 -0500

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

Thanks for elaborating the distinction.  That is exactly what I missed.  I
really want make+makedepend.  I think that's what others have missed as