[Python-Dev] Bilingual scripts
R. David Murray
rdmurray at bitdance.com
Tue May 28 23:52:43 CEST 2013
On Tue, 28 May 2013 12:17:49 -0400, Tres Seaver <tseaver at palladion.com> wrote:
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> On 05/28/2013 11:41 AM, R. David Murray wrote:
> > I have the same complaint about setuptools entry-point scripts, where
> > I still haven't figured out how to go from what is in the file to the
> > code that actually gets called.
> Hmm, just dump the 'entry_points.txt' file in the named distribution's
> EGG-INFO directory? E.g.:
> $ cat bin/pip
> # EASY-INSTALL-ENTRY-SCRIPT: 'pip==1.3.1','console_scripts','pip'
> __requires__ = 'pip==1.3.1'
> import sys
> from pkg_resources import load_entry_point
> if __name__ == '__main__':
> load_entry_point('pip==1.3.1', 'console_scripts', 'pip')()
> $ cat
> pip = pip:main
> pip-X.Y = pip:main
I'm afraid I'm still not enlightened.
I'm sure I would understand this if I had ever set up an entry point,
since I would have had to read the docs on how to do it. But I never
So, my point is that the information on what python code is actually being
called ought to be in the stub script file, as a comment if nothing else,
for discoverability reasons.
I'm not bothered enough to work up a patch, though :)
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