Bug#364365: [Build-common-hackers] Bug#364365: cdbs: python-distutils.mk should remove .pyo files on clean

Arnaud Fontaine arnaud at andesi.org
Thu May 11 14:45:38 UTC 2006

>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Eisentraut <peter_e at gmx.net> writes:

    Peter>  Yes, I thought  that's what  this was  about, but  I haven't
    Peter> actually been  able to reproduce a case  where .pyo files are
    Peter>  left over.  The  fact that  calling "python  setup.py clean"
    Peter> produces  .pyc files as  a side effect  is well known  in the
    Peter>  respective circles, but  I don't  recall reading  about .pyo
    Peter> files in that context.  Perhaps the original submitter has an
    Peter> example  package in mind  where the proposed change  would be
    Peter> useful?


It could me useful IMHO if you have for instance a setup.cfg which looks
like this :

compile           = 1
optimize          = 1

I  don't understand really  why if  you remove  *.pyc, you  don't remove
*.pyo too. Could you clarify this point for me ?

Arnaud Fontaine

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