Subject: Re: Python package question.
To: None <>
From: Richard Rauch <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/05/2001 18:29:20
> I'd like to bundle up a Python package (specifically, Pmw).  One thing
> that's bothering me is that most Python packages include byte-code
> compiled files as well as the .py sources.
> Should I bother generating .pyc/.pyo files, or should I leave the files
> as-distributed?, for that matter, since it doesn't have a Makefile for doing an
install, how should I best proceed?  Should I write a do-install: target
in the package Makefile to copy the Pmw contents via a piped tar?  Or is
there a better way?

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