[Distutils] Installing stdeb on vanilla Ubuntu

Alex Grönholm alex.gronholm at nextday.fi
Sun Sep 27 21:25:34 CEST 2009

Olof Bjarnason kirjoitti:
> Hi distutils!
> So I'm quite sure stdeb is the tool for "py2deb" I'm looking for.
> What are the "correct" steps of installing this tool, assuming
> Ubuntu9.04. I guess I need this:
> 1. Python (check)
> 2. distutils (check)
Distutils is a part of the standard library, so you can't have Python 
without distutils anyway.
> 3. setuptools (dunno? how do I install?)
As a contributor to the distribute project (the successor to 
setuptools), I would advise you to download the distribute bootstrap 
script from:
Then run it as root, and that's it!
> 4. stdeb (how do I install correctly?)
> As all of you know by now, I'm fairly new to distutils, PyPI, eggs,
> cheesecake, setuptools and stdeb. It's a whole new universe! :)

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