[Python-Dev] Distutils ML wrap-up: setup.cfg new format
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Sep 22 20:26:42 CEST 2009
On 22 Sep 2009, at 19:15, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 4:02 PM, Dirkjan Ochtman
> <dirkjan at ochtman.nl> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 15:55, Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
>> > wrote:
>>> ConfigParser recognises both, but other tools (*coff* ConfigObj)
>>> recognises the latter (=).
>> So does Mercurial, BTW, because this aspect of ConfigParser was
>> annoying for some of the stuff we try to do (and not at all obvious
>> most users, who have never seen anything but = used in config-style
> yes, I've just used ConfigParser syntax because that's what
> Distutils uses.
> If ':' is deprecated in favor of '=' only, Distutils will be fine with
> that change.
> I would be +1 for its deprecation
I don't think : is formally deprecated but = is more common and it
would be great if distutils could default to (and document) this syntax.
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