[Distutils] pip vs easy_install vs distutils2

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Thu Jun 3 09:15:25 CEST 2010


On 31 May, 2010, at 19:10, Tarek Ziadé wrote:

> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 7:04 PM, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 19:02, Carl Meyer <carl at oddbird.net> wrote:
>>> Nope, pip's used --record on installation for years, and the above has
>>> been true since the moment uninstall landed in pip. There are enough
>>> different ways things can get installed that it's not surprising that
>>> some discussions may have been confused ;-)
>> 
>> That may be it. Forcing --record in Python 3.2 would be a step forward then? :-)
> 
> You mean in the current distutils ? Because distutils2 will have the
> PEP 376 implementation,
> where we create a RECORD file for each installed project in its dist-info/

I haven't carefully read the entire discussion, but do you mean that distutils won't follow PEP 376 during installation?

Ronald

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