[Python-Dev] Killing off bdist_dumb

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
13 Nov 2002 23:37:48 +0100

Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> writes:

> OK, but bdist_wininst feels fragile (especially when I see checkins of
> a pile of binary gunk each time something has changed).  Zip files are
> a lowest common denominator.

That was my impression also, but I regained trust when I understood
that we actually do have the source for those binaries :-) see


> Why do you want to lose bdist_dumb?

I don't want to lose it, but I wouldn't mind losing it if it
simplifies something. I guess that makes it +0.