[Distutils] Mutual recursion between setuptools and distutils with Python 2.7

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jun 1 00:41:50 CEST 2009

Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek <at> gmail.com> writes:
> Now the major problem with this is : the last setuptools commit is 7
> months old, and right now
> people are trying to obtain a new setuptools version for svn 1.6
> compatiblity for quite a time now.

I don't have any take in this, but perhaps a solution would be a friendly fork
of setuptools. Apparently, it's not like there would be much competition between
both branches. :)

Not being able to test setuptools-requiring software with 2.7 is rather annoying.



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