[Python-Dev] Status of undocumented distutils features in 2.4?

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Thu Oct 7 05:11:24 CEST 2004

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> I was looking up something in the distutils source today, and I noticed 
> that there are some new, undocumented, and not quite complete features 
> that were added earlier this year.  Specifically, the 'requires' and 
> 'provides' arguments to 'setup()', and the 'checkdep' command.

They were something we worked on at PyCon. In hindsight, they're
probably not the right way to go about it, and should be removed.

If you want to remove them, great!, otherwise I'll do it in the
next day or so.

Anthony Baxter     <anthony at interlink.com.au>
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.

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