[Distutils] Distribute without 2to3

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 19:37:59 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 15:13, Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> I'm using this Distribute version to try installing (via pysetup3) all allegedly
> Py-3K packages on PyPI. So far, out of around 400 packages where I could find a
> download URL for a source distribution, smoke testing revealed 190 apparent
> successes, 70 failures and 140 which were untested because of failure to get the
> tarball. A quick check of the failures shows that at least some of these are due
> to failures in the tarballs themselves, e.g.

That's a good test. Next step is to try make a buildout with it, and
then do the same under 2.6 and 2.4. If that all passes, it's in a good
usable state, I would say.


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