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

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Mon Feb 11 12:12:03 2002

Just van Rossum wrote:
> 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
> /usr/lib/local/python2.2/.

Hmm, that's strange. Looking in configure, I see:
# Set VERSION so we only need to edit in one place (i.e., here)


Someone obviously forgot to change the version number in 
configure. I'll fix that.
> > 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.
> Just

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