[Distutils] distutils install probs on suse 9.0
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Fri May 21 11:03:34 EDT 2004
At 08:41 AM 5/21/04 -0600, Mats Wichmann wrote:
>At 11:22 AM 5/19/2004, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> >At 10:22 AM 5/19/04 +0200, Floris van der Tak wrote:
> >>Distutils was indeed part of python-devel, which is on the dvd,
> >>but is not part of the standard installation.
> >>Thanks for your help, Floris
> >Somebody should probably provide feedback to the packager that they
> >shouldn't yank out arbitrary parts of the Python distribution into separate
> >(OS-level) packages. The standard library is the standard library: it
> >should not be subdivided.
>Mmmm, just about every distro is using the concept of
>splitting out packages you don't need if you're not
>a developer, but it's wrong in this case.
It's wrong in every case where the standard library is concerned. That is,
after all, what "standard" means. :)
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