[Distutils] Problem upgrading docutils with setuptools

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Wed Jan 25 19:23:56 CET 2006


On Jan 25, 2006, at 10:11 AM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:

> At 09:48 AM 1/25/2006 -0800, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> Another simple fix is just to run easy_install docutils a second time
>> if you had it previously installed.  Its setup.py script is stupid
>> and fragile.
>
> Geez, dude, I already said that in a diplomatic way, i.e., without  
> saying "stupid" and without saying *their* setup was fragile.   
> They're just people like you and me who want their stuff to work;  
> they don't deserve to have their work called stupid.

Well, I've had it break on me even without setuptools.. it's  
annoying.  I didn't mean any offense to the author.

-bob




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