[Distutils] setuptools and python-2.3.4

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Aug 24 18:16:14 CEST 2006

At 04:46 PM 8/24/2006 +0000, krokodylek at tenbit.pl wrote:

>Hi :-)
>I want to use some plugins for Trac, which come in source code and require 
>setuptools for install. The server with Trac is running on Fedora Core 3 
>and has python 2.3.4 (tha latest packaged version for the system)
>I've visited setuptools' website 
>(http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools) and it says in couple 
>of places that the minimal requirement is python 2.3.5... I want to ask if 
>any of you know it is safe to use setuptools with python-2.3.4? As far as 
>I know 2.3.5 is "only" a bugfix release...

2.3.5 has a bug fix for the use of reload() with modules contained in zip 
files, so it's recommended.  However, if you never use reload() with a 
module that might be in a zip file, you can probably get away with 2.3.4.

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