[docs] [issue1635217] Add example of distutils setup() with "requires" argument

anatoly techtonik report at bugs.python.org
Wed May 16 14:15:43 CEST 2012


anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> added the comment:

You've nailed it. I think it is important to know that `requires` is unused. Still this parameter is already present in documentation and causes a lot of trouble (at first I thought there is a bug with pip).

Can we still have proper comment explaining the situation with a pointer to `install_requires` without any reference to setuptools, so that the latest documentation could actually be useful?

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