This was a comment by @zooba (Steve Dower):
> (FWIW, I think it makes *much* more sense for setuptools to fix this by
simply forking all of distutils and never looking back. But since we don't
live in that world yet, it went into distutils.)
And here is my response:
> Since you mention it, I agree with that proposal. But currently we have
core developers contributing to distutils and @jaraco contributing to
setuptools. @jaraco is quite competent, but I doubt that he would be able
to maintain an independent fork of distutils by himself.
> In short, I think your proposal is a good one, but how can we allocate
(issue31595 on bugs.python.org)
So what do others think of this? My sense of things is that people are open
to the idea, but there isn't a plan to make it happen.
Discussion on PEP 517 seems to have settled down, and I believe that
Nick said he was about ready to accept it. Is everyone involved
satisfied with the current state? Or is there anything else you think
should be considered before accepting it?
I have now made my first wheel release as the new maintainer.
This release contains bug fixes and documentation updates. I decided to
make a release now to get a fix out for some long standing issues. A
proper overhaul of the documentation is coming later.
The project has also been migrated from Bitbucket to Github
I'm currently using Linux Mint 18.2 "Sonya" (Cinnamon-64) and Python
there're two versions installed by default on my system: *Python 2.7.12*
and *Python 3.5.2* (picture bellow).
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I would like to install the latest Python version (3.6.2). As far as I
know, I can't install it over Python 2. However, I would like to know if I
can install the 3.6.2 over 3.5.2. If that's possible, how can I do that?
Thanks in advance.
I am trying to install jpredapi in python 2.1 using command python -m pip
install jpreadapi but getting an error
Can you please help me in this?
Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology(iBB),
Savitribai Phule Pune University.
i'd like to propose a common tooling for installing packages in editable
which is based on generating an actual wheel, which includes shim files
for the python packages
allows to sanely instal/uninstall editable packages
a while back i implemented a prototype in gumby-elf which serves as my
i'd like to start a discussion on this, and hopefully ensure that tools
like flit and setuptools adapt a similar mechanism, ideally sharing a
once this discussion is finished i'd also like to implement it for