[Distutils] Q about best practices now (or near future)

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Thu Jul 18 09:45:23 CEST 2013

On 18 July 2013 08:29, Donald Stufft <donald at stufft.io> wrote:

> Personally I think pip should be vendoring setuptools regardless. A
> package manager with dependencies is strange and there have been quite a
> few problems caused by setuptools getting in a bad state.

Agrred on the dependency point (but I don't consider "depends on something
bundled with Python" as being an external dependency, hence my question).
As regards vendoring, I'm reserving judgement until I see the code - I
think getting something working is more important than discussing what
might be hard to implement...

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