[Distutils] [venv] distribute-0.6.35 fails on python 3.3?
dholth at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 19:24:14 CET 2013
You could also distribute distribute as a wheel distribution. The format is
designed to let you do your 2to3 runs ahead of time in addition to the
compiling-of-C-extensions that people think of first.
On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Tres Seaver <tseaver at palladion.com> wrote:
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> On 02/26/2013 04:20 AM, Marius Gedminas wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 09:17:29AM +0000, Paul Moore wrote:
> >> On 26 February 2013 06:21, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk>
> >> wrote:
> >>> File "./setuptools/dist.py", line 103 except ValueError, e: ^
> >>> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> >>> Can other people reproduce this? When was that Python 3
> >>> incompatible except clause introduced?
> >> I quite often see this, it's usually because something that pip is
> >> doing (building the metadata/dependency stuff, the actual code
> >> build is fine) is failing to run 2to3.
> >> I can't offer anything in the way of a fix, I'm afraid...
> > How hard would it be to rewrite distribute to use a common language
> > subset instead of relying on 2to3?
> The sheer number of developer hours saved by not waiting for the 2to3 run
> every time a Py3k virtualenv is created should dwarf whatever effort is
> involve. Any volunteers to "take on for the team"?
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