[Python-Dev] PEP 376 - contents of RECORD file
merwok at netwok.org
Tue Nov 15 13:42:46 CET 2011
> Looking at a RECORD file installed by pysetup (on 3.3 trunk, on
> Windows) all of the filenames seem to be absolute, even though the
> package is pure-Python and so everything is under site-packages.
> Looking at PEP 376, it looks like the paths should be relative to
> site-packages. Two questions:
> 1. Am I reading this right? Is it a bug in pysetup?
I believe so.
> 2. Does it matter? Are relative paths needed, or is it just nice to have?
I’ll try to find the mailing list thread that lead to this change.
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