[Distutils] PyPM - no longer interesting :-(

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Oct 9 16:18:52 CEST 2009

Hanno Schlichting wrote:
> work on the UCS2/UCS4 build problem in PyPM. As a result the following
> has been noted (http://workspace.activestate.com/sridharr/pypm/ticket/83):
> "Jan further commented that we should not be bothering to make PyPM
> work with custom builds of Python other than ActivePython (which is
> UCS2 on all platforms) as PyPM is legally supposed to be used only
> with ActivePython.
> I originally noted the same .. but later thought about users hosting
> custom repositories and using custom Python versions (/usr/bin/python
> on Ubuntu, for instance). But if they are not legally allowed to use
> anything other ActivePython, why bother?"
> Which should answer your question about "available separately".

Indeed. It also quite effectively terminates any interest I have in PyPM 
whatsoever. What a shame :-(


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