[Distutils] Bundling pkg_resources

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Nov 30 19:06:01 CET 2009

At 07:16 PM 11/30/2009 +0200, cool-RR wrote:
>Well, that sort of sucks. And this is my motivation for bundling the 
>`pkg_resources` from Distribute. The last thing I want is having my 
>software fail for my users because of setuptools while I have 
>Distribute installed locally and can't see the bug on my computer.

That's *really* unlikely.  Setuptools' runtime functionality (i.e., 
pkg_resources) has an extremely low bug count.  There have actually 
been more new pkg_resources bugs in Distribute's version of it (due 
to their changes) than there are outstanding reported bugs in the 
original pkg_resources.

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