distutils question

Toby J Sargeant tjs at mail.csse.monash.edu.au
Tue May 22 12:51:02 CEST 2001

Is there any way to add to the command line arguments that a distutils
aware package understands? i went down this route:

class my_build(build):
      ('freetype-dir=',None,"root directory of freetype install")

and failed dismally -- the new argument shows up in the --help list, but
doesn't seem to be included in the information passed to getopt.

more geenerally, what's the preferred way of adding user specified paths
for includes and libraries?



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