[Distutils] setuptools and python-2.3.4

Maciej Zie;ba krokodylek at tenbit.pl
Thu Aug 24 22:39:02 CEST 2006

Hi :-)

Thank you for your response :-)

Are python eggs "modules in a zip file"? I'm asking because trac plugins 
build such eggs...

Best regards,

Phillip J. Eby napisa?(a):
> 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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