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

David Cournapeau cournape at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 17:53:27 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 12:23 AM, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> 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:
> https://bugs.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-virtualenv
> Feel free to assign it to me (barry) or just send me the bug # and I'll take a
> look at it.

This is issue 142 on bitbucket (distribute fork on Tarek account), and
there was a similar bug on setuptools issue tracker (submitted by
Zooko as well), but cannot find it ATM.

thanks for looking into this,


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