[Distutils] patch: ez_setup.py: separate default version and minimum version of setuptools
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Sep 27 19:58:32 CEST 2007
At 11:33 PM 9/14/2007 -0700, zooko wrote:
>Thank you for setuptools! We are using it in the Allmydata-Tahoe
>project . We've patched ez_setup.py so that installation can
>proceed if an older version of setuptools is already present, as long
>as that version is not too old. This allows ez_setup.py to work
>seamlessly in more situations. Please apply.
>The patch is in-lined and attached.
It's not clear to me why the patch is necessary. If you reference a
specific version of setuptools in your call to ez_setup(), the
behavior is almost identical. The only difference is that if there
is no setuptools installed, then the version you specified in your
setup.py will be used for the installation.
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