[Distutils] distutils and python release schedule
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Thu, 10 Aug 2000 15:08:43 -0400 (EDT)
Thomas Heller writes:
> Now, with the release schedules for 1.6 and 2.0
> what is the status of distutils?
> Which version will be included in 1.6 (do we care
> about that)?.
At this point, 1.6 contains Distutils 0.9; I'll change that whenever
Greg tells me what to use.
> Which version in 2.0? Probably 1.0, whatever that means...
By definition! ;) This is up to Greg.
> bdist_wininst has one known bug (the user
> running the installer will receive error messages
> if zero-length files are included in the distribution).
That's one strange bug! But I've heard about some versions of
particular ZIP tools having problems with zero-length files depending
on option settings, so this might not be so unusual.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member