[Distutils] setuptools - what if a library is required but is in the standard lib?
doko at cs.tu-berlin.de
Fri Feb 8 00:16:12 CET 2008
> On Feb 7, 2008, at 11:38 AM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> > Only if someone messed with Python's default build structure. The
> > Python stdlib should contain an .egg-info file marking the presence
> > of wsgiref 0.1.2. Some Linux distributions may remove this file due
> > to a misunderstanding of its nature/purpose.
> Fedora 9, due to be released April, 2008, marks the first release of
> Fedora which no longer deletes or otherwise messes up the .egg-info
> files. Ubuntu Hardy LTS 8.04 -- also due April 2008 -- will
> handle .egg-info files nicely. I think Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10 --
> released October 2007 -- or even Ubuntu Feisty 7.04 -- released April
> 2007 -- may also have handled .egg-info files correctly, I'm not
> entirely sure.
these should be handled correctly back to 6.10 (Ubuntu edgy).
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