[Python-Dev] Package install failures in 2.6.3

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Oct 5 22:31:52 CEST 2009

At 08:22 PM 10/5/2009 +0100, Michael Foord wrote:
>I'm intrigued as to whether setuptools does monkey patch distutils 
>or subclass though, they are fundamentally different concepts.

It does both; however, the specific issue under discussion is purely 
a subclassing problem, and one which pywin32 ran afoul of as well.

More information about the Python-Dev mailing list