[Distutils] Package install failures in 2.6.3 - setuptools vs Distribute

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 13:44:02 CEST 2009

2009/10/5 Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com>:
> This is a problem, it means 2.6.3 is not a simple drop-in replacement for 2.6.2 but requires the replacement of another component as well.  That can be a problem in organizations with strict configuration management where you cannot install new software without going to lots of red tape (and that might involve lawyers when you install a new package instead of upgrading an existing one).

Sure, but that would have happened sooner or later anyway. Is it
really so bad that it happens now instead of say, in half a year? I
don't see why it's such a big deal. Sorry, but I don't.

Lennart Regebro: Python, Zope, Plone, Grok
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