[Distutils] Bundling pkg_resources

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 20:22:35 CET 2009

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 18:16, cool-RR <cool-rr at cool-rr.com> wrote:
> You didn't answer my question about whether I can just yank out
> `pkg_resources.py` and use it.

Yes, but then it will again shadow the pkg_resources.py from
setuptools/Distribute, so why your customer would be more happy with
that I don't know.

> 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.

You can have two pythons installed, one with setuptools and one with Distribute.

Lennart Regebro: Python, Zope, Plone, Grok
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