Packaging Python Apps

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Tue Oct 19 13:54:52 CEST 2004


Peter wrote:

> Are there commands that can be used to install python apps into a dummy tree
> for later packaging? I would like to accomplish either of the following:
> 
> when I run python setup.py install
> 
> can I
> 
> 1) deposit all files into a specified directory like when I do
> make install DESTDIR=/foo
> 
> 2) have a do-nothing install like
> make -n install
> 
> Thx
For 1), wouldn't

	python setup.py build

or its variants suffice.

regards
  Steve
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