[Distutils] Annoucing distribute project
ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 14:39:02 CEST 2008
On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 2:32 PM, Sebastien Douche <sdouche at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 13:49, Matthias Klose <doko at cs.tu-berlin.de>
> > announcing a fork without any objective? what is this fork about?
> Python community *must* have a robust, stable and well featured
> infrastructure like Cpan, Gem or Apt. The actual situation is insane:
> - Setuptools is not on Python core
I agree this is a shame. The boundary between setuptools and distutils is
But if we build together a good tool, I guess it will be included at some
as a distutils replacement.
> - single point failure infrastructure (pypi.p.o)
notice that there's a patch at this point that let setuptools use several
it will be discussed for inclusion in Distribute 0.3
> - not compatible with Hg / Bzr / Git out of the box
Notice that you can write a Manifest.in file to avoid it at this point
> - missing some features
> As far I see, the goal is to speed up the development of a great tool,
> not just a fork for fun :).
> PS: within 1 month, Ubuntu 8.10 & Debian 4.2 are out (default svn :
> 1.5). It's not acceptable to say "use trunk version, stupid!"
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