[Distutils] Is the Packaging Guide dead?
aclark at aclark.net
Sun Jan 29 17:28:06 CET 2012
On 1/17/12 12:25 PM, Éric Araujo wrote:
>> The last commit to Packaging Guide was 2010-07-06.
>> The last message in the mailing list was 2010-05-05
>> 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.
I wouldn't declare it dead based on that info (i.e. that
distutils2/packaging will replace distribute.)
Distribute is still the guiding force in getting everyone to
So, the documentation has not been updated recently, but everything in
the guide is still relevant AFAIK.
Is this a fair/accurate assessment?
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