Distributing Python Modules

Greg Ward

Python Software Foundation

Anthony Baxter

Release 2.4.3
29 March 2006

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This document describes the Python Distribution Utilities (``Distutils'') from the module developer's point of view, describing how to use the Distutils to make Python modules and extensions easily available to a wider audience with very little overhead for build/release/install mechanics.

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