[Python-Dev] addressing distutils inability to track file dependencies
Martin v. Loewis
15 Jun 2002 00:45:40 +0200
Guido van Rossum <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I don't think you can tell setup.py to build nismodule.so.
> Actually, you can. Just specify "nismodule" as the extension name.
That won't work. setup.py tries to import "md5module", which fails
since md5module.so has no function initmd5module.
> I don't know if we need consistency, but if we do, I propose that we
> deprecate the "module" part.
Ok, I'll try to remove the feature that makesetup adds "module".