[Python-Dev] is anyone using Misc/RPM?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jun 13 22:32:00 CEST 2011

On Mon, 13 Jun 2011 21:03:18 +0200
"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:

> >> I disagree. We certainly include PCbuild/*.vcproj, and Tools/msi,
> >> which are also "distribution-specific". Likewise, we have plenty
> >> of OSX-specific files (including special-casing for specific releases
> >> thereof).
> > 
> > I should qualify: We shouldn't distribute distribution-specific files
> > for which we don't provide binaries.
> Hmm. We have VS6, VS7, and VS8 project files, OS/2 makefiles, and
> configure.in has specifics for Solaris, even though we don't provide
> binaries for any of these. I don't think that's a useful principle
> to follow.

Well, if we want to nitpick, all these files are for compilation, no
for distribution ;)



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