[Python-Dev] Distutils and Distribute roadmap (and some words on Virtualenv, Pip)

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Oct 8 13:47:25 CEST 2009

Le Thu, 08 Oct 2009 13:27:57 +0200, M.-A. Lemburg a écrit :
> This sounds a lot like DLL- or RPM-hell to me.
> I think it's much better to keep things simple and under user control,
> e.g. by encouraging use of virtualenv-like setups and perhaps adding
> better native support for these to Python.


virtualenv enables a feature while keeping things simple and clear.
The proposed scheme (multi-versioned stuff) is supposed to enable the 
same feature, but by making things more complicated. ;)

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