[Distutils] Is the Packaging Guide dead?

anatoly techtonik techtonik at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 08:52:00 CET 2012

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 8:25 PM, Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> wrote:

>  The last commit to Packaging Guide was 2010-07-06.
>> https://bitbucket.org/tarek/**hitchhiker-guide-packaging/<https://bitbucket.org/tarek/hitchhiker-guide-packaging/>
>> The last message in the mailing list was 2010-05-05
>> https://groups.google.com/**forum/#!forum/packaging-guide<https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/packaging-guide>
>> Is the project dead or moved?
> Dead.  Tarek’s weblog posts in 2011 explain how distutils2/packaging
> will replace distribute in the long run.  I’m still working on the
> packaging docs, and maybe when this first set of doc is in a good shape
> I’ll work on updating the distribute packaging guide.

It will be handy to place a redirect to the new location of `packaging`
guide in the meanwhile and describe the current focus. Then people may be
able to help.
anatoly t.
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