add pexpect to the standard library, standard "install" mechanism.

funkyj funkyj at gmail.com
Thu Jan 19 21:36:22 CET 2006


Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> any special reason why pexpect cannot ship with a standard distutils
> setup.py file (or even egg support) ?

<googles distutils>

Oh, apparently there is a standard/builtin python distribution
mechanism called 'distutils'.

I guess on the install issue my only suggestion would be for the
pexpect README to say something like:

To install this package on your system run:

      bash$ python setup.py install

I read the pexpect README file but it didn't say the bit above and I
had never heard of distutils.

Thanks Fredrik!
  --jfc




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