Strong and weak points of distutils 1 Was: [Distutils] thoughts on distutils 1 & 2

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at
Sat May 15 02:00:17 EDT 2004

On 15-mei-04, at 0:23, Lars Immisch wrote:
> From Bob:
>> Not all operating systems have a usable package management system 
>> (Win32, Mac OS X, probably others).
> What's wrong with and/or PackageMaker?

Both are installers, not package management systems. There is no public 
interface for listing which packages are installed and uninstalling 
packages, let alone dependency management.


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