[Python-Dev] Making distutils string-free?
Fri, 31 May 2002 16:53:10 +0200
Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>No, it's still missing important support for FreeBSD, Debian
>>and some other packages. Also, bug fixes should be easily had
>>for package writers who wan't to maintain 1.5.2 compatibility.
> Sigh. OK, let's hold off on "fixing" distutils.
Side-note: distutils isn't performance sensitive and string
methods don't buy you anything else since Unicode is not
used in distutils.
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