[Distutils] distutils + CVS Python prob. -- or is my installation broken?

Just van Rossum just@letterror.com
Mon Feb 11 11:20:02 2002

M.-A. Lemburg wrote:

> I guess you have to reinstall Python.

That's what I did, (after I deleted the build dir and did "make clean", and ran
./configure again), but the Python lib still installs in

> The version number changed
> from 2.2 to 2.3a0 a few days ago. And you have to call distutils
> with the Python 2.3a0 version, of course.
> Could also be that distutils doesn't like the "2.3a0" version 
> number; I remember some problems with this in the 2.2 cycle.