August 10, 2018 · Open Source

Napkin Notes: Fixing Meson Packaging to Generate Launcher Executable

⚠ Note: This has been fixed upstream.

  1. pip download meson
  2. Extract tarball and edit setup.py, adding following item to setup(...) blob:
    entry_points={
       'console_scripts': ['meson=mesonbuild.mesonmain:main'],
    },
    
  3. pip install <path to extracted tarball>
  4. meson -v to confirm executable is correctly generated and pathing set up.