[Python-Dev] PEP 384 accepted

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Fri Dec 3 00:51:37 CET 2010


2010/12/3 Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk>

> On 02/12/2010 23:01, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
>> [snip...]
>> I'm just getting tired having to talk to
>> five projects just to make a single change to the build infrastructure
>> available to the Python community.
> The very best hope of resolving that particular problem is distutils2. :-)
> distutils2 is *already* available to the Python community, and whether or
> not there is a fixed release date it will have betas and then a 1.0 release
> in the foreseeable future. The team working on it has made an enormous
> amount of progress. We're much better off as a development community putting
> our support and energy into distutils2 rather than pining for evolution of
> distutils.

Sure. But today (before 3.2b1) we want to merge PEP3149 and PEP384;
they change the paths and filenames used by python.
Either we modify distutils to comply with the new names,
or defer these PEPs until distutils2 is ready.

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc
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