[Distutils] setuptools docs mention "distutils.log" ?

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Dec 20 20:51:37 CET 2007

At 10:35 AM 12/20/2007 -0700, zooko wrote:

>On Dec 20, 2007, at 9:55 AM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>>At 09:34 PM 12/19/2007 -0700, zooko wrote:
>>>The setuptools page suggests that authors of revision control plugins
>>>can use "distutils.log.warn", but my version of distutils has no such
>>>name "log".
>>What version of distutils is that?  Python 2.3, 2.4, and 2.5 (the
>>only supported versions at this time) all include a distutils.log
>Python 2.5.1 (r251:54869, Apr 18 2007, 22:08:04)
>[GCC 4.0.1 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 5367)] on darwin
>Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>> import distutils
> >>> distutils.log
>Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'log

distutils.log isn't an object in the distutils module, it's a module 
in the distutils package.  Use "import distutils.log"  or "from 
distutils import log".

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