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Tutorial on setuptools

I'm might just be dumb, but I cannot get the hang of usting setuptools
based on the docs at
http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools. Is there a simple
example available showing how to pack a few modules, a few scripts,
some resources files ( images ) and list a few dependencies ?

I've searched google and the links I found seemed to be dead or not
about setuptools at all, but as I allready mentioned; I might be
loosing my mind over here so ...

Oct 24 '06 #1
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"Thomas W" <th***********@ gmail.comwrites :
I'm might just be dumb, but I cannot get the hang of usting
setuptools based on the docs at
http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools.
Yes, the documentation there is long on verbiage and short on
realistic examples. It is also hard to navigate, being one big page of
mostly-unfamilar concepts.

I suppose it doesn't help that I was never familiar with 'distutils'
before being convinced (in theory) that 'setuptools' was
better. setuptools leverages the existing distutils system and
knowledge -- but conversely, it seems to *depend* on that knowledge.
Is there a simple example available showing how to pack a few
modules, a few scripts, some resources files ( images ) and list a
few dependencies ?
I'm also interested in this.

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