[Python-Dev] "setuptools has divided the Python community"
barry at python.org
Thu Mar 26 20:37:50 CET 2009
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On Mar 26, 2009, at 2:31 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> One thing that /would/ be helpful though is the ability to list all
>> resources under a specific package path. This is (I think) one use
>> that pkg_resource fails to support and it's the one place that I've
>> had to
>> drop down to file system introspection.
>> Think: the package-y flavor of
> Good idea. Can I suggest that API this takes a glob-style pattern? (Or
> to be fully general, a list of patterns and a list of exclusion
Good idea. Thinking back on my typical use cases, a glob style
pattern would be enough. Usually I'm asking "give me all the .py
files in this package" or "I'm looking for the .txt files in this path".
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