[Python-Dev] Docs for the packaging module

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Wed Jun 1 19:37:35 CEST 2011

2011/6/1 Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org>:
> Hi,
> Looks like nobody cares enough about the packaging docs :)

Perhaps your solutions are perfect already. :)

> If there is
> no feedback, here’s what I propose to do:
> - Add new Doc/library/packaging* files (library reference for developers
> of packaging tools)
> - Add new packaging-based “Installing Python Projects” to Doc/install,
> replacing old distutils docs
> - Add new packaging-based “Distributing Python Projects” Doc/packaging,
> replacing old distutils docs (+ link to it from the main HTML page
> instead of linking to Doc/distutils)
> For users needing the legacy distutils docs in 3.3, I would move the
> older distutils Doc/install/index.rst to Doc/distutils/install.rst, and
> add a link to Doc/distutils in Doc/library/distutils (because the main
> page would no longer link to Doc/distutils).

Or we could just delete them and have people look at docs for old
versions of Python.


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