[Distutils] [buildout] RFC: buildout support for distribute

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Tue Oct 13 21:38:53 CEST 2009

On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 3:25 PM, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
> Notice that the current trunk of Distribute is now changing any 'setuptools'
> requirement that is tiggered using "Requirement.parse" and "resolve" APIs into
> a 'distribute' one.

Ah cool.


> So I would propose changing bootstrap.py itself to choose between
> peak's ez_setup.py or our distribute_setup.py file
> with the option you've mentioned, and through the shell:
> $ python bootstrap.py --use-distribute
> I can't think of any other changed required in zc.buildout itself besides this.

Very good. Thanks.


Jim Fulton

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