[Distutils] slow Python startup with a couple of easy_install-ed packages

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sun Jun 17 21:17:02 CEST 2007

At 08:01 PM 6/17/2007 +0200, Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
>Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>>Meanwhile, in setuptools 0.7 there will be a completely different 
>>way of managing installation locations, and it will not depend on 
>>.pth files or on putting eggs first.  Instead, it will use direct 
>>old-style installation, combined with .egg-info directories for 
>>metadata and for installation manifests to support automated 
>>uninstallation, upgrades, and integrity verification.
>Sorry for following up to a very old thread, but I'm intrigued by 
>the above. I couldn't find anything in the setuptools trunk, so I 
>assume this isn't implemented yet.


>Are there any docs that I could read to find out what exactly you 
>guys have planned there?

Also nope, although googling "setuptools nest" (without the quotes) 
will probably find you some of my previous posts on the subject.

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