[Distutils] setuptools 8 changes are great, but ...

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Mon Dec 15 19:45:28 CET 2014

> On Dec 15, 2014, at 1:27 PM, Jim Fulton <jim at zope.com> wrote:
> I think the changes in version management in setuptools 8 are a great
> step forward,
> but I think the transition is going to hurt a lot.
> For buildout, I'm thinking of of releasing 2.3.1 that reverts the
> changes in 2.3 and
> adds a requirement for setuptools <8 to give more time to respond to
> these  changes.

Is there something I’m not aware that is broken currently? I thought the
transition was going pretty smoothly overall considering that a core piece
of code inside of setuptools was touched.

Donald Stufft
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