[Python-Dev] list comprehensions again...

Greg Ward gward@mems-exchange.org
Thu, 6 Jul 2000 18:47:18 -0400

On 06 July 2000, Andrew Kuchling said:
> I've been privately wondering about making a new tarball of 1.5.2 that
> simply adds the Lib/distutils/ subdirectory and installs it, so people
> who don't want to risk the jump to 2.0 can still get the nice
> Distutils features.  The problem is that it would take substantial
> willpower to only make that change; the temptation would be great to
> fix just this one really annoying bug, oh, and this little feature
> wouldn't break anything, and ...

Gee, is it really that hard to install the Distutils into a 1.5.2
installation?  I do it a couple times a week and it it usually works for
me.  ;-)