[SciPy-dev] setup.py sdist and bzr

Neil Martinsen-Burrell nmb@wartburg....
Sun Aug 23 10:16:47 CDT 2009

On 2009-08-23 08:39 , josef.pktd@gmail.com wrote:
> I had problems including data files in the source distribution
> generated with setup.py sdist .
> After spending some time with google, I figured out that
> setuptools only includes files under svn version control by default,
> but not under bzr
> config.add_data_files(filename)
> config.add_data_dir('scikits/statsmodels/tests')
> worked with bdist_egg and bdist but not with sdist
> I finally added a MANIFEST.in  file with almost  include *
> Is the MANIFEST.in the only way or is there a better way similar to
> the case with svn?

I found this thread 
which pointed to this Launchpad project 
https://code.launchpad.net/~barry/setuptoolsbzr/trunk but I haven't used 
such a thing.  Post back to the list with your experiences if you would 
be so kind.  Peace,


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