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Title: Support of RPM subpackages in distutils
Type: enhancement Stage: resolved
Components: Distutils Versions: Python 2.7
Status: closed Resolution: out of date
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: dstufft, eric.araujo, steve.dower, vitalyisaev2
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2014-05-08 17:42 by vitalyisaev2, last changed 2022-04-11 14:58 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (2)
msg218119 - (view) Author: Vitaly Isaev (vitalyisaev2) Date: 2014-05-08 17:41
RPM Subpackages are very useful when you maintain the big project on the RHEL-kind Linux distro and you need to sparse the project into several differing packages (for instance - <main_package>, -libs, -devel, -debuginfo).

It would be convenient to do the same in a purely Pythonic projects (i mean to place something in and to obtain the output spec-file with a corresponding number of `%package <subpackage_name>` sections). I didn't manage to find the code that matches these purposes in the most up-to-date release of the distutils (/usr/lib64/python2.7/distutils/command/ 

So I would ask to implement this feature. Also I can try to do it on my own in case if the community considers it as a good offer. Thank you.
msg386402 - (view) Author: Steve Dower (steve.dower) * (Python committer) Date: 2021-02-03 18:29
Distutils is now deprecated (see PEP 632) and all tagged issues are being closed. From now until removal, only release blocking issues will be considered for distutils.

If this issue does not relate to distutils, please remove the component and reopen it. If you believe it still requires a fix, most likely the issue should be re-reported at
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:58:03adminsetgithub: 65652
2021-02-03 18:29:01steve.dowersetstatus: open -> closed

nosy: + steve.dower
messages: + msg386402

resolution: out of date
stage: resolved
2014-05-08 17:42:00vitalyisaev2create