[New-bugs-announce] [issue20744] shutil should not use distutils

Matthias Klose report at bugs.python.org
Sun Feb 23 18:15:44 CET 2014

New submission from Matthias Klose:

shutil imports distutils in _call_external_zip just for the calling of an external command.  This should be done using subprocess these days.

components: Library (Lib)
messages: 212007
nosy: doko
priority: normal
severity: normal
stage: needs patch
status: open
title: shutil should not use distutils
type: behavior
versions: Python 3.3, Python 3.4

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