setuptools_bzr - A setuptools plugin for Bazaar
Copyright (C) 2007-2008 by Barry A. Warsaw
Licensed under the terms of the LGPL v2.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free
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Python's setuptools_ package provides a higher-level API for building Python
packages, integrating with the Cheeseshop_ and for building compact
distribution packages such as eggs_. By default, setuptools supports
Subversion_ and CVS_. The setuptools_bzr package extends this support to
projects maintained under the `Bazaar distributed revision control system`_.
.. _setuptools: http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools
.. _Cheeseshop: http://pypi.python.org
.. _eggs: http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/PythonEggs
.. _Subversion: http://subversion.tigris.org/
.. _CVS: http://www.nongnu.org/cvs/
.. _`Bazaar distributed revision control system`: http://bazaar-vcs.org
Use the setuptools_bzr plugin by adding the following to your `setup()`
setup_requires = [
See this package's own `setup.py` file for an example. You must either have
bzrlib_ installed in your Python or access to the `bzr(1)` command line
Author: Barry Warsaw <email@example.com>
Maintainer: Richard Gomes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This package is developed on Launchpad_. Please see the `project page`_ for
submitting bug reports.
.. _Launchpad: http://launchpad.net
.. `project page`_: https://launchpad.net/setuptoolsbzr
TODO: Brief introduction on what you do with files - including link to relevant help section.