[Python-Dev] Package install failures in 2.6.3

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Oct 6 15:19:33 CEST 2009

Barry Warsaw wrote:
> 2) PJE releases a new version of setuptools that fixes this problem.
> 3) We (a.k.a. Tarek with our blessing) hijacks the setuptools name (e.g. 
> on cheeseshop) and releases a new version

It's a shame you didn't suggest this sooner. It would have avoided the 
need for the seperate Distribute project and all the horrible hacks it 
entails for every package that uses setuptools...


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