[Python-Dev] [Distutils] PEP 376 - from PyPM's point of view

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Jul 15 18:34:00 CEST 2009

At 04:59 PM 7/15/2009 +0100, Paul Moore wrote:
>- Virtualenv isn't a workaround (I don't know virtualenv, I'll take
>your word for it)

It's not one for system package maintainers because it would 
effectively be managing multiple instances of 'python'.  Really not a 
suitable solution.

>- I do not believe that it's clear that sanctioning the setuptools
>workaround as the "right" approach by building it into the Python
>core/stdlib is the right thing to do.

I still don't understand how we're doing that.

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