[Distutils] Prepatory snapshot before Distutils 1.1

Thomas Heller theller at python.net
Wed Nov 19 13:49:56 EST 2003

amk at amk.ca writes:

> I want to make a Distutils 1.1 release that wraps up the version of the code
> in Python 2.3.  This would be the last 1.5.2-compatible release, giving 
> people the chance to use the code with versions of Python from 1.5.2 to 2.2.  
> The README and related bits have been updated, and I've made a snapshot
> release that can be downloaded from
> 	http://www.python.org/sigs/distutils-sig/files/ 
> If someone wants to try it with an older version of Python, please do and
> report any problems.  If no bugs turn up, I'll wrap it up as the 1.1 final
> release, tag the CVS tree, and then we can start making 1.5.2-incompatible
> changes.

I haven't tried it (which is a shame) but isn't there the problem that
wininst.exe will not be installed in the distutils/command directory by
setup.py install?

Having said that, IMO there should be a distutils command to do this...
Has someone lying around a command to do this?


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