[Distutils] pip vs easy_install vs distutils2

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Jun 3 15:43:41 CEST 2010

On May 29, 2010, at 09:12 PM, Tarek Ziadé wrote:

>That's the point I am trying to express: it's "implicit, embed,
>installers in project's setup.py" vs "an installer globally installed,
>knowing how to install projects that follows a given standard"

I feel pretty firmly that the choice of installer should /not/ be left up to
the project's setup.py.  That's within the domain of the user, or by proxy,
their operating system.

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 836 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/attachments/20100603/6c4a80f6/attachment.pgp>

More information about the Distutils-SIG mailing list