[Distutils] setuptools Fails with Subversion 1.5

Augie Fackler lists at durin42.com
Mon Mar 3 18:38:10 CET 2008

On Feb 26, 2008, at 9:55 AM, David Wolever wrote:

> 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).

My checking indicates that this will continue to work fine - the  
reason the version number in the file got bumped was because they  
added some fields. The existing regular expressions used to parse the  
entries file shouldn't misbehave in any way whatsoever.

> 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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