[Distutils] Deprecate MANIFEST.in
zooko at zooko.com
Mon Apr 6 19:28:14 CEST 2009
> One particular annoyance is that the svn integration built-in to
> setuptools tends to break every time a major release of Subversion
> comes out (e.g. setuptools broke when 1.5 came out, is probably
> currently broken with 1.6, etc.). The "stable" version of setuptools
> was broken wrt. svn 1.5 for so long that someone made a temporary
> fork of setuptools and provided a svn 1.5 compatible build. It was
> annoying to say the least, because it prevented us from upgrading
> to 1.5 for a while.
I'm the maintainer of the setuptools_darcs plugin, and it broke when
darcs v2.0 came out, but since it is a little separately-packaged
plugin it was easy for me to fix it and distribute a fixed plugin.
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