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bdist

The bdist program allows its user to build a distribution file in the standard form of: projectname-majorversion.minorversion.microversion.tgz, that contains all of the relevant files in a programming project. It has a regular expression that it uses to guess at the correct files, so in most cases the distribution file may be built simply by invoking the command with no arguments.

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Recent releases

  •  20 Mar 2000 10:14

    Release Notes: Approaching 1.0 status: fixed a bug that was breaking compilations of projects that had multiple files specified in the FILE_LIST directive -- the parameters of the latter must now be surrounded by quotation marks.

    •  03 Feb 2000 16:32

      Release Notes: Revision of the man page, and the script itself is in a stable state.

      •  13 Oct 1999 13:13

        Release Notes: An up-to-date man page.

        •  05 Oct 1999 19:29

          Release Notes: Added an option in the config file to explicitly specify a list of files and directories to be included in the distribution. This is most commonly used when bdist is not automatically including certain files or directories, such as *.so, *.a, and shell scripts. Please note that this may be used either in conjunction with the -g switch to specify which files to include exclusively, or in the general case, in addition to the files included automatically.

          •  30 Sep 1999 11:15

            Release Notes: An updated man page and a change in the return value of a successful execution.

            Recent comments

            04 Sep 1999 18:40 awaterl

            bug fixes / added features
            As the co-author of the program of concern, I hereby solicit any bug fixes and/or added features that the users thereof would like to make. Please contact me at awaterl@ou.edu (mailto:awaterl@ou.edu).

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