[Python-Dev] bdist_* to stdlib?

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Feb 15 01:51:03 CET 2006

Thomas Wouters wrote:

> Actually, that's where distutils and bdist_* comes in. Mr. Random Developer
> writes a regular distutils setup.py, and I can install the latest,
> not-quite-in-apt version by doing 'setup.py bdist_deb' and installing the
> resulting .deb.

Why not just do 'setup.py install' directly?

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