[Distutils] Paste broken? (likely setuptools installation problem)

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sat Mar 4 00:37:55 CET 2006

At 01:56 PM 3/3/2006 -0800, Ben Bangert wrote:
>Ok, I'm not sure how this is happening but my guess is that for some
>bizarre reason PasteScript was seen as a conflict to PasteDeploy.
>When you ran with -D, it of course happily blew away PasteScript
>during the PasteDeploy installation. So of course, when paster tries
>to use something from PasteScript, there is no longer any PasteScript
>registered as being around anymore thus it can't be imported.

Ouch.  That sounds like a nasty problem.  I'll see if I can figure out how 
it's happening.  The conflict detection code currently sucks rather badly, 
I'm afraid, so maybe this will provide a good excuse to do some 
refactoring.  :)

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