[Distutils] Bootstrap script for package management tool in Python 2.7 (Was: Re: [Python-Dev] At least one package management tool for 2.7)

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Mon Mar 29 09:58:59 CEST 2010

On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 09:30, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
> Therefore I still propose shipping bootstrap package that instruct
> user how to download and install an actual package  management tool
> when users tries to use it. So far I know only one stable tool -
> `easy_install` - a part of `setuptools` package.

We can't ship *A* bootstrap script until there is *A* package
management tool in the Python world. Currently there are three. :)

In short: The tools that exist are not ready yet.

Lennart Regebro: Python, Zope, Plone, Grok
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