[Distutils] Fw: CPAN for python?

Thomas Heller thomas.heller@ion-tof.com
Thu, 8 Jun 2000 09:46:42 +0200


[Doesn't this also belong to distutils?]

From: "Andrew Kuchling" <akuchlin@mems-exchange.org>
Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
To: <python-list@python.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2000 4:05 AM
Subject: Re: CPAN for python?


> [...]  The distutils work seems to
> be freezing down nicely; the discussions have gone from requirements
> to design to implementation, and are now doing the i-dotting and
> t-crossing fixes, with the occasional slightly larger upheaval.  But
> the basic principle of running setup.py seems stable. 
> 
> So, what would people want on top of distutils?  A Debian-style "do
> apt-get, upgrade" to update currently installed packages?  A
> CPAN-style "fetch and install this module for me, please"?  Simple
> version checking?
> 
> --amk
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