[Distutils] the virtualenv-distribute mess

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Oct 9 18:10:47 CEST 2009

Ian Bicking wrote:
> I think one (pjenvey) was an experiment, and another is actually a
> released virtualenv-distribute package (updating the name in setup.py,
> etc).  And the third, I dunno.
> Anyway -- I'm reluctant to switch virtualenv to distribute right now,
> as I'm not confident it is ready for people to use distribute without
> even realizing it.

How so? distribute 0.6 = setuptools 0.6 + bugfixes.
How would sticking with a bug-riddled piece of code be better than 
moving to the same code with a few of the bugs fixed?


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