[Distutils] Problems with setuptools 0.6c11, Mac OS X 10.6, Python 2.4 from MacPorts

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 12:55:10 CET 2009

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 1:11 AM, Hanno Schlichting <hanno at hannosch.eu> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 12:10 AM, Jeff Shell <eucci.group at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In setuptools 0.6c11, since the change in `pkg_resources._macosx_vers`
>> to use `platform.mac_ver`, the MacPorts build(s) of Python 2.4 do not
>> seem to be reporting any information out of mac_ver(), causing
>> pkg_resources to report spurious information:
> This has already been reported as a bug in macports at
> https://trac.macports.org/ticket/22278.

This problem was reported as well in Distribute:


I'll add a fallback in case mac_ver returns an empty string

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