[Python-Dev] Packaging in Python 2 anyone ?

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 17:56:37 CEST 2011

On 19 August 2011 16:40, Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> wrote:
>> One thing that I, as a semi-interested bystander, would like to see is
>> sort of a component of 4. Namely, a document somewhere addressing the
>> question of why I, as a current user of distutils (setup.py, etc),
>> should convert my project to use packaging/distutils2 - and what I'd
>> need to do so.
> I’m working on such a document, first in a doc set outside of the Python
> docs, and when it’s ready as an official HOWTO.  (I’ll send the URL when
> I finish and publish it.)

Nice :-) I'll try to provide some feedback when it's ready.

>> I checked the docs, and "Distributing Python Modules" is for new
>> projects,
> That doc set is for distutils, unless you meant “Distributing Python
> Projects”, which is currently under severe updating.

Sorry, I did indeed mean "... Projects" - I had looked at the Python
3.3 doc tree, and hadn't noticed that the name had changed.


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