[Distutils] Setuptools 0.6c10 release imminent; please test

Alex Grönholm alex.gronholm at nextday.fi
Tue Oct 13 01:52:54 CEST 2009

ssteinerX at gmail.com kirjoitti:
> On Oct 12, 2009, at 4:25 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:
>> But before you do that, be sure to uninstall Distribute completely
> Damn if I understand this...such a long time waiting for all these bug 
> fixes...so little action, so much angst...
> Then that all that effort going into the Distribute fork, so much 
> effort expended carefully working around so that Distribute would be a 
> bug-fixed, drop-in replacement for the orphaned setuptools.
> Then suddenly out of the blue, everything is fixed in setuptools 06c10 
> and we must "uninstall Distribute completely" get these fixes.
Makes sense because you can't have two "setuptools" packages in sys.path.
> If the changes you made really were superior in any way, I trust that 
> Tarek and co. are smart, and egoless enough to see that and will make 
> those changes part of Distribute.
One such fix has already made it to distribute's repo.
> Too little, too late, no thanks, I'll just be sticking with Distribute 
> from now on.
Several developers and an open development process vs a lone coder with 
a closed codebase? That's not really a choice at all...
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