[Distutils] using setup.py to uninstall

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Fri Jan 20 18:52:39 CET 2006

On Jan 20, 2006, at 9:33 AM, John M. Gabriele wrote:

> Can distutils (setup.py) uninstall packages as well?
> If not, is this a feature that's being worked on, or
> is there some reason why it may not be necessary?

distutils can't and nobody is working on it.  setuptools probably  
could, but doesn't offer that as a feature (except to delete  
conflicting non-egg packages when installing an egg).


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