[Distutils] Timeframe of 2.0 again?
mwh at python.net
Mon Oct 27 07:17:57 EST 2003
"M.-A. Lemburg" <mal at lemburg.com> writes:
> Michael Hudson wrote:
>> "Mark W. Alexander" <slash at dotnetslash.net> writes:
>>>Speaking as an admin of a fair number of machines, I've still got 1.5.2
>>> running around.
>> How likely are you to try to upgrade the distutils install on those
>> machines? How often do you even install new Python packages on them?
>> These are the questions that matter, not whether people still *run*
> Not really: when you want to build a distutils package
> you do need to run the target Python version and that's
> where the distutils compatibility matters.
Ah, I see. I suppose you could install an *old* distutils over (say)
2.4, but that would be pretty nasty.
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