[Distutils] How to force installing setuptools instead of distribute ?

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 12:03:20 CEST 2010


On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 11:56 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 6:10 PM, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 10:50 AM, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> [..]
>>>
>>> So as I told you many time, if you want to help, add an issue in the tracker,
>>> or help us fixing this bug by providing a patch :)
>>
>> I am sorry about this, I didn't see that you did provide a patch for #142.
>>
>> I am lacking of time at this point, so I have added you in the bitbucket,
>> so please could you push your fix ?
>
> I could, but I would rather not without someone reviewing it. I really
> don't know this code, I just copied from setuptools code. The
> pkg_resources code is so convoluted that I don't have any idea on how
> my patch works within the whole thing.

This bug should be pretty simple to reproduce in the test suite. If
you can add a test that's  great.

In any case I'll have a look before I cut a release.


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