Build bugs in Python 2.2.1?

Martin v. Löwis loewis at informatik.hu-berlin.de
Mon Aug 12 09:31:19 CEST 2002


DIG <dig.list at telkel.net> writes:

> > Yes, but this would be counter-productive. The value of setup.py and
> > distutils is that build procedures can be shared across platforms.
>
> Are setup.py or distutils used for the configuration and/or the
> installation of some software (other than python-based) ?

setup.py is only used to build Python, but not only on Unix.

distutils is only used to build Python applications, but not only in
Python proper (and then, not only in pure-python applications).

Regards,
Martin




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