[Python-Dev] Package install failures in 2.6.3
pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Oct 5 20:55:21 CEST 2009
At 04:17 PM 10/5/2009 +0200, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>Now I am astonished that we are talking about reverting changes in
>Distutils that were done for bugfixes, for a third party package that
>does monkey patches on Distutils.
Subclassing is not monkeypatching, so if you consider the above to be
a general policy, then the developers of at least Numpy and Twisted
should consider themselves warned that bugfix releases may break
their build processes.
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