[Python-Dev] "setuptools has divided the Python community"
fdrake at acm.org
Fri Mar 27 20:59:42 CET 2009
On Mar 27, 2009, at 3:56 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> One of the motivations for deprecating this (and for using this
> specific example) was that Matthias Klose, the Python packager for
> Debian, said he never uses bdist_rpm.
Given that Debian doesn't use RPMs, isn't that expected?
I'm actually in favor of removing the bdist_* from the standard
library, and allowing 3rd-party tools to implement whatever they need
for the distros. But I don't think what you're presenting there
Fred Drake <fdrake at acm.org>
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