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

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Fri, 14 Jun 2002 16:57:44 -0400

On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 03:43:04PM -0400, Steve Holden wrote:
>It seems like a shame that effort was wasted producing "unhelpful"
>documentation (and I have to say my experience was similar, but I thought it
>was just me). The better the docs, the more module and extension authors
>will use distutils.

Part of it is not having an idea of what tasks people commonly need to
do with Distutils.