[Python-Dev] Killing off bdist_dumb

Michael Gilfix mgilfix@eecs.tufts.edu
Fri, 15 Nov 2002 20:30:46 -0500

  Using the sdist option and MANIFEST is you want to have work files
sitting around your source tree but still build when the time is
right.  It's also nice for providing src for windows folks via the
sdist --formats=gztar,zip at the same time and does all the name for

                        -- Mike

On Thu, Nov 14 @ 14:41, Neal Norwitz wrote:
> This is correct.  I do release PyChecker as a .tar.gz which contains a
> setup.py, but no PKG-INFO.  Should there be one?  I don't use setup.py
> to create the .tar.gz.
> I've never found the proper way to make releases when I looked.
> But that was a long time ago.
> Neal

Michael Gilfix

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