[Python-Dev] addressing distutils inability to track file dependencies
17 Jun 2002 10:54:58 +0100
email@example.com (Martin v. Loewis) writes:
> > (distutils is also a pain to use with a version management system
> > that marks files in the repository as read-only; distutils copy function
> > happily copies all the status bits. but the remove function refuses to
> > remove files that are read-only, even if the files have been created
> > by distutils itself...)
> That's a bug, IMO.
And hang on, wasn't it fixed by revision 1.12 of
Lib/distutils/file_util.py? If not, more details would be appreciated.
Now this is what I don't get. Nobody said absolutely anything
bad about anything. Yet it is always possible to just pull
random flames out of ones ass.