[Pythonmac-SIG] Distutils for research?

Louis Pecora pecora at anvil.nrl.navy.mil
Tue Dec 13 20:50:00 CET 2005

Bob Ippolito wrote:

>> Bob or anyone,
>> I have started to look over distutils, but a question immediately  comes
>> to mind.   With the idea of trying to avoid learning what I don't  need,
>> I gotta ask:
>> Is distutils more for distributing packages/modules than developing?
> No, it solves both problems.  One of these two will become very  
> familiar to you:
> (distutils)
> python setup.py build_ext -i
> (if using setuptools)
> python setup.py develop
> -bob

Dang!  I wanted a 'don't waste your time' answer.  :-)

Thanks.  Back to school.


Lou Pecora

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