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

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
15 Jun 2002 00:45:40 +0200

Guido van Rossum <guido@python.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".