[Distutils] Re: [Twisted-Python] including plugins.tml in a package
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fdrake at acm.org
Mon Aug 16 18:13:49 MDT 2004
On Monday 16 August 2004 02:00 pm, Abe Fettig wrote:
> OK, I've come up with a hack that seems to accomplish putting data files
> in with python files in bdist_wininst. This is a hack, folks - I'm not
> a distutils expert, and I'm really hoping someone is going to chime in
> with a better way.
Things are better in Python 2.4. ;-) You'll be able to spell out a set of
files that should be installed into your package directly in setup.py. For
instance, if you're distributing the pakcage "pkg" and it includes a file
"plugins.html" that should be in the package directory, you can use:
If you want to do this without waiting for Python 2.4, you can use Phillip
Eby's setuptools package. This can be found in the Python CVS tree at
nondist/sandbox/setuptools/. Very cool.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
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