[Distutils] problem with http://nightly.ziade.org/distribute_setup.py

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 15:37:43 CEST 2009

On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 3:29 PM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
> Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>>> How many forks of how many projects do you want?
>> I am not forking anything. I don't plan to integrate Distribute in
>> zc.buildout
>> right now.
> Right, so people have to use a special bootstrap.py to get distribute?
> That bootstrap.py will diverge from the one in buildout at some point
> causing problems.

What problem ?

If you want a zc.buildout with Distribute, install Distribute after
your regular
bootstrap and you have it.

>> As Jim said, and as I repeated, the only thing that could be possibly done
>> in
>> zc.buildout is to make it compatible with any pre-requested distribution
>> (distribute/setuptools/etc).
> Huh? The branch I have is all but complete... Well, it was until you pulled
> the rug out from underneath me by not sticking to the backwards
> compatibility you promised...

Sure, I made an error by changing this script like that. I am going to
reintroduce this function so you can run it.

You can use the 0.6 script until 0.6.3 is out.

> Chris
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