[Distutils] Library instability on PyPI and impact on OpenStack

Ned Deily nad at acm.org
Mon Mar 4 18:12:25 CET 2013

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<CAG8k2+74cUh6p_mmgvS2hLKnREim_iepBQ0u7vF9dTpxk4++zw at mail.gmail.com>,
 Daniel Holth <dholth at gmail.com> wrote:
> Apple does (or did) something very useful by not including the stdlib
> source code in OS X's builtin Python, making the system Python so
> hilariously useless for development that no one would attempt it after
> the trick has been discovered. After a few frustrating hours figuring
> out what they've actually done it hits you "OH that Python is not for
> me", you download a working version from python.org, and you're on
> your way. :-P
FWIW, the stdlib py files are installed as part of the Xcode Command 
Line Tools component.

 Ned Deily,
 nad at acm.org

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