-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Tino Wildenhain wrote: > Am Samstag, den 05.11.2005, 13:23 +0100 schrieb Lennart Regebro: > >>On 11/4/05, Jim Fulton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> >>>Having said that, I don't really like the configure/make farce myself. >> >>Farce? >> >> >>>I'd be happy to get rid of it. I'm also happy to defer to the vocal >>>majority. Maybe it's worth revisiting this, which is why the provocative >>>subject. :) >> >>I read through this post and I don't grok what the suggested alternative is. >>Could someone summarize? > > > The usual setup.py from distutils to make it more pythonic.
distutils' support for applications, as opposed to libraries, is (still) pathetic. Sysadmins are the target audience for the installer, not Python programmers; './configure && make && sudo make install" is the classic pattern for them (which is why we do Zope2 this way now). - -1 to removing './configure'. Tres. - -- =================================================================== Tres Seaver +1 202-558-7113 [EMAIL PROTECTED] Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.1 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFDbP/L+gerLs4ltQ4RAsz8AJ95axaWcLLWPMth0YMGybvBtNyGxACg07JQ wGjbN7v9/Xobabbap6vN9qQ= =Z9xs -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - Zope-Dev@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )