[Distutils] PEP453 - Explicit bootstrapping of pip in Python installations

Marcus Smith qwcode at gmail.com
Fri Aug 30 18:32:43 CEST 2013

> This should specify if it is ever expected to be kept in the CPython repo
> (and thus distributed in the source tarball) or if it will simply be
> bundled in the installers (and thus never included with the source).
> Nick may say differently (he's much more "in tune" with what files are
> owned by which processes) but I'd expect that the ``getpip`` module will be
> included as a normal part of the standard library and with it a tarball (or
> a Wheel) containing the sources of the bundled software.

will getpip also replace the current role of "get-pip.py" (available in
pip's master branch), i.e. will getpip be available for download and be
mentioned in the pip install instructions for python's that don't have it?
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