[Python-Dev] proto-pep: plugin proposal (for unittest)

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Sat Jul 31 18:35:07 CEST 2010

On 31/07/2010 17:22, Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 1:46 PM, Michael Foord
> <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk>  wrote:
> ...
>> Installation of plugins would still be done through the standard
>> distutils(2) machinery. (Using PEP 376 would depend on distutils2. I would
>> be fine with this.)
> Note that the PEP 376 implementation is mainly done in pkgutil. A
> custom version lives in distutils2 but
> when ready, will be pushed independently in pkgutil

Ok. It would be helpful for unittest2 (the backport) if it was *still* 
available in distutils2 even after the merge into pkgutil (for use by 
earlier versions of Python). I guess you will do this anyway for the 
distutils2 backport itself anyway... (?)

All the best,

Michael Foord

> Regards
> Tarek


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