[Distutils] Distribute instead of setuptools for virtualenv?

Erik Bray erik.m.bray at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 23:16:27 CET 2012

2012/1/16 Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com>:
> 2012/1/16 Christian Ştefănescu <st.chris at gmail.com>:
>> Also, if this works just fine, wouldn't it make sense to make Distribute the
>> default for virtualenv at some point?
> In my opinion, yes.

FWIW you can also set VIRTUALENV_USE_DISTRIBUTE=1 in your environment.
 Or, in the latest version of virtualenv I think it's just
VIRTUALENV_DISTRIBUTE.  You can also set it in a config file now; I
forget the details but it's explained in the virtualenv docs.

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