[Python-Dev] SQLite module for Python 2.5

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Thu Oct 21 15:18:08 CEST 2004

"A.M. Kuchling" <amk at amk.ca> writes:

> On Thu, Oct 21, 2004 at 10:16:01AM +0200, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> Maybe we should have this discussion on more general grounds:
>> do we really want a fat Python distribution or should we focus
>> more on making installation of third-party tools easier ?
> I keep casting glances at PEP 206
> (http://www.python.org/peps/pep-0206.html), Moshe's "Batteries
> Included" PEP, and thinking it should be updated.  PEP 206 suggests
> something quite simple, a script that downloads a bunch of listed
> packages and added them to the Python core to make a "sumo
> distribution".  
> The core once included an Extensions/ subdirectory for things that
> were automatically built as part of Python's build process.  Perhaps
> we could add some extensibility -- e.g. Python's setup.py will
> automatically check for subdirectories in Extensions/ and run their
> setup.py scripts.

It may be a crazy idea, but the more I switch platforms the more I have
the impression that getting software via cvs (or svn, maybe) is the
easiest thing.

Couldn't pypi record the needed info for this?


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