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Baiju M wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> On Feb 15, 2007, at 3:02 AM, Baiju M wrote:
>>> Hi, I am not getting any changes (through checkins mailing list)
>>> made to zope eggs recently by 'alex' (committer id)
>>> alex, I read your commit mesage: "Remove setup.cfg.in, INSTALL.txt,
>>> CHANGES.txt, test.py, MANIFEST.in and README.txt because they are
>>> no longer needed."
>> Could you remind me which package (or svn revision) you are refering
> *r72589, **r72588 and few others.*
>>> Why these files are no longer needed? test.py may not be required
>>> after buildout.
>> I'll turn that around. What are they needed for? You should only
>> need a setup.py and, if buildout is used, a buildout.cfg.
>> The examples alex showed me seemed out of date with the current way
>> of doing things.
>> I particularly don't want setup.cfg.in, and MANIFEST.in as these
>> aren't really necessary and tend to cause problems.
> Agreed. Anyway, atleast we will be required a README.txt and CHANGES.txt
I would argue that those belong in the *package*, not in the "building"
directory (the one containing 'setup.py'), because they are relelvant to
users of the built egg, not just to the developer who checks out the
I know that distutils / setuptools complain if they find no 'README.txt
' next to setup.py: I ususally have a nearly empty one pointing "down"
to the real one.
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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