[Distutils] Annoucing distribute project

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 19:20:16 CEST 2008


On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 6:39 PM, David Cournapeau <
david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:

> Again, other people know distutils much better than me and may disagree
> with me, or maybe rightfully notice my lack of experience on that
> codebase, but from my own work on it - which while not complicated was
> not trivial either - I got the conviction that any fundamental change
> wrt distutils will be extremely painful to do if not impossible in a
> backward compatible way. I was hoping that a distutils replacement would
> come for Py3k, actually :)


Well, everyone seem to agree on that: let's create a full, new replacement.
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