[Python-Dev] Integrate BeautifulSoup into stdlib?

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 06:01:25 CET 2009

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 5:32 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape at gmail.com> wrote:
> If distutils was split into different modules (one for the build, one
> for the compiler/platform configuration, one for the installation),
> which could be extended, tweaked, it would be much better. But the
> distutils design makes this inherently very difficult (commands).

I am not sur why the command design is a problem here. And I think
Distutils features are not far from
what you need, if you look at things like customize_compiler, which is
called by build_clib.

I'm ready to discuss your use case in Distutils-SIG, if you have a
complete example etc.


More information about the Python-Dev mailing list