[Twisted-Python] MANIFEST.in for RPMs

Itamar Shtull-Trauring itamar at itamarst.org
Thu Nov 6 10:19:13 EST 2003

John Landahl wrote:

> If anyone has an interest in using the bdist_rpm option with setup.py to 
> build Twisted RPMs, the MANIFEST.in file needs the following additions:

Thanks. I should note however that the recommeded way of building RPMs 
is using admin/twisted.spec.

> Also, for a Twisted installation that works with any installed version 
> of Python (e.g. 2.2 and 2.3), you can install Twisted to 
> /usr/lib/site-python by adding these lines to setup.cfg:
>     [install]
>     install-lib = /usr/lib/site-python
> /usr/lib/site-python seems far more convenient than 
> /usr/lib/pythonX/site-packages, don't know why it isn't the default

Because it's wrong. Twisted has C extensions, and those are specific to 
the version of Python used to compile Twisted.

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