[IPython-dev] MANIFEST.in griefs

Fernando Perez Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu
Wed Feb 8 15:32:46 CST 2006


Ville Vainio wrote:
> On 2/4/06, Fernando Perez <Fernando.Perez at colorado.edu> wrote:
> 
> 
>>I'm pretty sure it's OK to have it go in only for sdist.  But don't remove it
>>there, as third-party packagers will need it.
> 
> 
> Ok, I won't. Perhaps I could do the horrible hack of renaming
> manifest.in for the duration of bdist_egg or install if setuptools is
> imported... (yuck)
> 
> 
>>R. Kern is sitting next to me, and mentions that both the distutils-sig, and
>>the setuptools documentation discuss this in detail (apparently there was a
>>thread on this very issue a few days ago on distutils-sig).  I can't look it
>>up right now, but please have a look there as well.
> 
> 
> I looked around quickly, and couldn't find it. There's lots of info on
> "include_package_data" etc., but didn't see a way to force ignoring of
> manifest.in. I'll try to look into this next week (this week is too
> busy) but if anyone can give a good pointer for fixing this quickly
> I'd appreciate it.

I'm afraid I don't have anything useful to suggest here, other than "don't 
break non-egg functionality" :)

Cheers,

f




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