Author philobyte
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Date 2009-01-27.00:24:38
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python setup.py uninstall 
should do all the same processing as 'install' but whenever it gets to
the point of copying a file to a system destination, it should instead
unlink the destination.

besides the obvious use, here is another one:
   when upgrading a package, and the new version no longer includes
certain files, just installing the new version will leave leftovers
of the previous version installed.  using uninstall beforehand will
clean out the cruft.
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