[Distutils] Has anyone looked at bug 29225?

Elvis Stansvik elvis.stansvik at orexplore.com
Thu Jan 19 13:00:55 EST 2017

2017-01-19 18:52 GMT+01:00 Brett Cannon <brett at python.org>:

> It's probably a combination of people being busy and the fact that it
> involves distutils which not very many people feel comfortable reviewing
> patches for and changing its semantics.

Alright, that's understandable and sort of what I suspected.

I hope (and believe) my patch preserves the semantics for all cases except
the specific one it fixes. The wrong behavior which it fixes is so
obviously wrong that I can't imagine someone relying on it somehow :)


> Regardless of what happens to your patch, though, thanks for taking the
> time to report the problem you ran into and trying to fix it!
> On Wed, 18 Jan 2017 at 23:21 Elvis Stansvik <elvis.stansvik at orexplore.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi distutils folks,
>> Just wanted to ask if anyone has had time to look at my
>>     http://bugs.python.org/issue29225
>> ? It's my first bug report _and_ first patch for Python, so it's quite
>> possible I screwed something up. Or people are just busy :)
>> Cheers,
>> Elvis
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