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Author eric.araujo
Recipients eric.araujo, ghazel, tarek
Date 2010-08-21.17:24:41
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> I am not going to move to the root directory just to work
> around a a distutils bug.
Fair enough.

> This distutils bug could cause it to overwrite files in other
> directories, since it blindly adds relative paths to the build
> directory. This is clearly broken.
Ah, I hadn’t understood that. I agree with you.

> I've changed my code to use os.path.abspath() while I wait for a
> fix.
Does this means that your code works with paths that go to the parent directory? I don’t know if it’s right to allow that (I mean this literally: I’m not the main maintainer and I don’t have much packaging experience).
Date User Action Args
2010-08-21 17:24:44eric.araujosetrecipients: + eric.araujo, ghazel, tarek
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