[Python-Dev] Package install failures in 2.6.3

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Mon Oct 5 15:32:28 CEST 2009

On Oct 5, 2009, at 8:22 AM, Tarek Ziadé wrote:

>> I'm not proposing to debate the merits of all of the options here.
>> However, if a 2.6.4 release is to be pushed out quickly for other
>> reasons,  a one-time window of opportunity would be available and it
>> would be prudent to at least consider the possibility of a  
>> distutils fix.
> What about a Setuptools release, with the proper fix ?

If setuptools can be made to work with Python 2.6.3 /and/ earlier  
versions of Python 2.6.x, then it should be patched and an update  
released.  If not, then perhaps we should revert the change in a quick  
Python 2.6.4.


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