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

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Thu Jul 1 19:24:36 CEST 2010


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Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 1, 2010 at 5:20 PM, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
>> At 10:50 AM 7/1/2010 +0200, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>>> It's precisely because Ubuntu is a good distribution that they decided
>>> to switch to distribute to get the most active project in it.
>> Really?  I would've thought that the most *stable* version of a project
>> would generally be the better choice for an operating system distribution.
>>  ;-)
> 
> It's a better choice than setuptools, which is unmaintained for two
> years with pending bugfixes.

Somewhat ironic from a developer who just posted that he didn't have
time to merge a six-week-od fix for a three-month-old bug in distribute
which is already fixed (or never existed, maybe, I haven't looked) in a
seven-month-old setuptools.



Tres.
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