Distribute Non Library

narke narkewoody at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 03:22:17 CEST 2010

On 2010-09-12, Diez B. Roggisch <deets at web.de> wrote:
> narke <narkewoody at gmail.com> writes:
>> My simple tool writing in python get bigger and bigger and I think I'd
>> better split my code into several files.  But, unlike what in some other
>> languages, there is no way to compile these several files into a single
>> executable. Before I splitting my simple tool program, I just put it in
>> /usr/local/bin and run, very simple.  Now I have to consider distribute
>> a lot of files in a whole.  I know distutils can help, but I feel it is
>> a little uncomfortable, since I am not sharing a library, I am not
>> sharing any thing. I just want to refactory my code.  Is there a better
>> solution to my case?  Can I simply create a directory in /usr/local/bin
>> and put my script and other used files into the directory?  Does
>> distutils help in this case?
> Consider using setuptools + console entry points. With these, you will
> automatically generate a shell-script to execute for your otherwise
> eggified and easy installable package.
> Diez

That's really attracting.  I will try, thanks!

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