distutils - distributing non-python data files

Jorgen Grahn jgrahn-nntq at algonet.se
Wed Oct 26 18:04:12 CEST 2005

On 25 Oct 2005 10:35:53 -0700, RickMuller <rpmuller at gmail.com> wrote:
> I really appreciate the ease that the distutils make distributing
> Python modules. However, I have a question about using them to
> distribute non-Python (i.e. text) data files that support Python
> modules.

I think you forgot to explain why you cannot simply use distutil's
data_files parameter. Do you have trouble finding the file at runtime?



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