On Jan 23, 2008 6:11 PM, Philipp von Weitershausen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Yes, MANIFEST.in is a distutils feature. It's also described in my > book, by the way. > > However, setuptools makes the usage of MANIFEST.in unnecessary when > you're operating within a subversion checkout. In such a case, an egg > will contain all files managed by subversion. Therefore, you should > always create eggs from svn checkouts, never from svn exports. > setuptools is smart enough to ignore '.svn' etc. The releasing- > software.txt document outslines the correct procedure here, I think.
Right, and I think that's actually a bad feature; it has caused quite some confusion for several developers, including myself. It means that setup.py silently works completely different when within or outside of a subversion working directory. -- Martijn Pieters _______________________________________________ Zope3-users mailing list Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope3-users