[Distutils] distribute's sandboxing doesn't preserve working_set; leads to setup_requires problems

David Stanek dstanek at dstanek.com
Mon May 23 02:49:07 CEST 2011

On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 3:06 PM, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:

> Not really.  Unless you're using Python 3, or you want different default
> options from setuptools, there's little advantage to using distribute.  (It
> also includes bugs that setuptools does not.)
I agree. I spent a significant amount of time trying to figure out what I
should be using only to circle back to setuptools.

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