[Distutils] setuptools Fails with Subversion 1.5

David Wolever wolever at cs.toronto.edu
Tue Feb 26 16:55:15 CET 2008

I can confirm that, when this change is made, distutils can still get  
a list of visioned files (I'd like to say "everything works fine",  
but I suppose all I can really say is "I haven't had a problem with  
it yet).

On 25-Feb-08, at 11:20 PM, Augie Fackler wrote:

> Hey all,
> With Subversion 1.5 entering alpha, I've been using it for more  
> than just a few projects, and I've noticed that setuptools fails to  
> run in a 1.5 working copy. For the short term, I've found that I  
> can just modify the setuptools source to trust that version 9 WCs  
> will work the same as version 8 WCs. The diff for that is attached.
> Based on what I've read of subversion's README on the format of the  
> entries file, the modification I've made should be just fine - the  
> overall structure of the file is the same, there's just some new  
> tags possible which will already not get stuck in the regex already  
> in place. In my local testing, using setuptools for installing  
> files works just fine with this patch in place.
> Peace,
> Augie Fackler<setuptools_patch.txt>
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