Build tool for Python

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Tue Jul 29 17:11:28 CEST 2008


Hussein B wrote:

> Hi.
> Apache Ant is the de facto building tool for Java (whether JSE, JEE
> and JME) application.
> With Ant you can do what ever you want: compile, generate docs,
> generate code, packing, deploy, connecting to remote servers and every
> thing.
> Do we have such a tool for Python projects?

distutils and setuptools are used to create distributions of
python-packages, potentially compiling e.g. C or pyrex-sources, and you can
hook into them to create e.g. api-docs.

Diez



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