Category Archives: Distutils2

Posts about working with Distutils2-a will-be distinguished packaging tool

13# Weekly Report [2011/8/15 - 2011/8/21]

Tomorrow is the ‘pencil down’ date, so the most I did in this week is still fixing and improving my code and docs to make all of my contributions a reviewable version. The detail is: for develop command 1. enhance … Continue reading

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12# Weekly Report [2011/8/8 - 2011/8/14]

I was not familiar with how to write docs for python source code last week, so I sent an email to my mentor, then got to know that docs mean more than the comments in the source. From reading the … Continue reading

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11# Weekly Report [2011/8/1 - 2011/8/7]

The main work I have done this week is fulfiling the features of ‘develop’ as much as possible, and improving the tests and comments. However, in a long time, I didn’t know what’s the differencies between the comments and docs, … Continue reading

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status of ‘develop’

Features already implemented: 1) [main use]projects can be importable after installed with this command, without copying any files 2) ['install-dir' option] the installation directory can be specified if the default site-packages is not permitted to write, but the specified installing … Continue reading

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10# Weekly Report [2011/7/25 - 2011/7/31]

With mentor’s good suggestion and help, the work of adding automatic script generation for packaging is being better and better now, but there are still many places to be improved. One big problem among them is how to put wrapper … Continue reading

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9# Weekly Report [2011/07/18 - 2011/07/24]

Good news is that a simple patch aiming to add automatic script generation functionality to packaging can work now. Current patch can create executable script with no extension on POSIX and .exe file on Windows platform, which is a good … Continue reading

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8# Weekly Report [2011/07/11 - 011/07/17]

Because I was on moving out home last week , I didn’t spend much time on my summer work and may fall a little behind the schedule. This week I have gotten away from all the busy things , then … Continue reading

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[Automatic Script Creation] ‘console_scripts’ on POSIX

To make things more clear, I plan to write different posts to talk about what should be done for a specific entry_point on a specific platform. This post just focuses on the ‘console_scripts’ entry_point on POSIX, which is learned from … Continue reading

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Take some notes about the ‘develop’ command

There is a fierce arguing about the implementation way of ‘develop’ command in packaging and folks have not reach a consensus yet, so I write this post just for taking some notes about the ‘develop’ command from the discussing in … Continue reading

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4# Weekly Report [2011/6/13 - 2011/6/19]

This week I spent much time on fixing the repository corruption problem of Mercurial, so I cann’t share my work on develop command of packaging with others as soon as possible. Through communicating with Mercurial developers on its mailing list, … Continue reading

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