[Python-Dev] Old bug still unfixed? [ python-Patches-1183712 ] package_data chops off first char of default package

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Feb 23 22:35:56 CET 2007

Hans Meine schrieb:

> (I first posted this to distutils-sig but was told that distutils is a bit 
> neglected there, so I decided to try to push these simple patches in via 
> python-dev.)  Lately, a student came to me complaining about an old distutils 
> bug which 
> bit him:
>   http://mail.python.org/pipermail/patches/2006-August/020642.html
> The patch is quite trivial and cannot possibly break something AFAICS, so 
> could someone please apply it?  (Hmm, now that I write this; we are still 
> using python 2.4.4 here, so maybe it has been fixed in between?)



The last comment is from jimjjewet, and he claims that the patch is
still incomplete. There is no response to that claim so far, by
either the patch author nor anybody else. I still believe that the
patch is unnecessary, i.e. it fixes a problem which shouldn't
arise in the first place.


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