[Distutils] Comments on Python 3 support for Distribute.

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 08:16:25 CEST 2009

2009/9/19 Wolfgang Schnerring <wosc at wosc.de>:
> The idea of this *not* being a setup() argument was to keep
> compatibility with setuptools (since it will complain about arguments it
> doesn't understand). This would enable a package to use setuptools or
> distribute (or whatever ;) for python2, and only require distribute for
> the python3/2to3 goodness.

Ah, OK. Well, I added the extra parameters in via an **extras dict in
zope.interfaces, so I didn't think of that. Still, I probably prefer
that we keep one API, and not two. :) The warning that you'll get
under setuptools is not an actual problem is it?

Lennart Regebro: Python, Zope, Plone, Grok
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