[Distutils] Distribute 0.6.2 - testing the release - help needed!

Alex Grönholm alex.gronholm at nextday.fi
Wed Sep 23 00:28:21 CEST 2009

Tarek Ziadé kirjoitti:
> Hello,
> The next Distribute version will be released soon, with python 3
> support (thanks to Martin, Lennart, and Alex !)
> and more bug fixed. (you can follow that in the issue tracker)
> If you want to give a hand on testing the next Distribute version,
> I've uploaded a dev version of the trunk of Distribute at
> nightly.ziade.org, meaning that you can try the upcoming release
> (at your own risks ;) )
> - the tarball : http://nightly.ziade.org/distribute-0.6.2dev.tar.gz
> - a modified distribute_setup.py script that will install the dev
> version : http://nightly.ziade.org/distribute_setup_dev.py
> - a modified bootstrap.py file that will let you bootstrap a
> zc.buildout environment with this version
> Any feedback would be greatly appreciated,
> Regards,
> Tarek
Installation as a regular user on python 2.6.2 failed too, tries to 
install to the system dist-packages directory. Is there a switch that I 
need to use? Tried --user, no change.
Tried a 2to3'd version on py3k, didn't work either (for a regular user).

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