[Distutils] Confused by setuptools, distribute, disutils and distutils2

Alex Clark aclark at aclark.net
Tue Jan 29 16:17:01 CET 2013

On 2013-01-29 14:08:33 +0000, Vraj Mohan said:

> If I need to build a package that depends on other packages installed
> in PyPI, what should I use?

setuptools provides this functionality with the install_requires 
parameter e.g.:



distribute is a fork of setuptools that is more actively maintained, I 
would suggest using that. (And packaging plans for Python 3 are still 
in motion…)

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