SPECS: python-django.spec - we don't insert .py files into package...

Elan Ruusamäe glen at delfi.ee
Thu May 18 12:04:04 CEST 2006

On Thursday 18 May 2006 12:47, Michal Chruszcz wrote:
> It seems like on Monday 15 May 2006 12:23, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz typed:
> > On Monday 15 May 2006 12:05, troll wrote:
> > > Author: troll                        Date: Mon May 15 10:05:48 2006 GMT
> > > Module: SPECS                         Tag: HEAD
> > > ---- Log message:
> > > - we don't insert .py files into packages
> >
> > We shoudln't avoid them in Th. I so often need to check py sources that
> > it's a nightmare when not having them.
> It appears there is actually a problem after removing .py files, but of a
> different matter.
> django-admin.py when called with startproject argument creates basic
> directory structure and copies all the required template files adjusting
> them a bit. However when there is not any .py (only .py{c,o}, which are
> useless at that very moment) files it crashes. In fact it should crash,
> since these .py files are now a part of a new project/app.
> Summarizing, we need these files included, because now we are lacking
> templates, which are a part of django's functionality.
> The solution I propose is to keep removing all the .py files, but those
> in /usr/share/python2.4/site-packages/django/conf/project_template, where
> are stored these templates. Is this correct?
maybe move the templates to /usr/share/django so %py_postclean won't treat 
these as sourcecode.

or add -x option to %py_postclean macro?

or maybe whole conf/ should be moved to /etc to be more FHS friendly.


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