[Python-Dev] bdist_linux

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sun Mar 29 15:42:39 CEST 2009

> Maybe I don't understand what is meant by metadata, but I don't
> understand why we can't provide the same metadata as autotools

Likewise, *this* I do not understand. In what way does autotools
*provide* metadata? I can understand that it *uses* certain metadata,
but it doesn't *provide* them...

> So that making a
> FHS compliant package would be as simple as
> python setup.py distutils --datadir=bla --htmldir=foo ....

What's the meaning of the distutils command?


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