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

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Jul 1 17:23:44 CEST 2010

On Jul 01, 2010, at 04:12 PM, David Cournapeau wrote:

>Hm, that's a bit different from my understanding, but that's a bit
>irresponsible of Ubuntu to provide distribute if it does not get at
>least the bug fixes which go into setuptools. Maybe there is a
>miscommunication here, dunno. I thought the point of distribute was to
>get bug fixes that setuptools maintainers did not take care of.

Please submit a bug report here:


Feel free to assign it to me (barry) or just send me the bug # and I'll take a
look at it.

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