[Distutils] setuptools in 2.5?

Giovanni Bajo rasky at develer.com
Mon Jan 16 11:03:58 CET 2006

Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:

> I do think it's quite possible that quite a lot of setuptools could
> reasonably be backported to the distutils, including some of its
> command conveniences (aliases, configuration-saving, distribution
> rotation, etc.), utility functions (e.g. find_packages), and so on.
> The parts that are both stable and not specific to eggs, in other
> words, as these are less likely to be controversial.  :)

That'd be great to do. I think also of fixes to MANIFEST, understanding of
cvs/svn metafiles, etc.

Are you really planning to have those integrated into distutils for 2.5?

Giovanni Bajo

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