[Zope-CVS] CVS: Packages/zpkgtools/doc - metadata.txt:1.19
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fred at zope.com
Wed Apr 28 16:40:27 EDT 2004
Update of /cvs-repository/Packages/zpkgtools/doc
In directory cvs.zope.org:/tmp/cvs-serv600
add notes about when each of these files is required
=== Packages/zpkgtools/doc/metadata.txt 1.18 => 1.19 ===
--- Packages/zpkgtools/doc/metadata.txt:1.18 Wed Apr 28 16:36:11 2004
+++ Packages/zpkgtools/doc/metadata.txt Wed Apr 28 16:40:25 2004
@@ -6,7 +6,8 @@
Distributions will be described using a collection of files that
-contain different aspects of the relevant metadata.
+contain different aspects of the relevant metadata. Each of these
+files is optional if the information in that file is not needed.
A list of dependencies for this distribution. This is currently
@@ -27,6 +28,9 @@
what the distribution contains, while dependencies serve as
constraints on any software included in the distribution.
+ For packages which only depend on the Python standard library, this
+ file need not be provided.
Control over the files that are included in the distribution when it
is constructed. See `Package Construction Information`_ for
@@ -39,7 +43,9 @@
classification. Version information should not be included; it will
be ignored if present (perhaps should be an error?). This is the
information distutils normally pushes into the generated `PKG-INFO`
- file; this file has the same format as `PKG-INFO`.
+ file; this file has the same format as `PKG-INFO`. This file is
+ required to create a distribution for which the component is the
+ primary component.
One additional field is defined for this file: ``Installation-type``.
This field can be set to ``application`` for collection
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