[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] cpython: Add NEWS and whatsnew entries for the packaging module

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at haypocalc.com
Sat Jun 4 00:06:11 CEST 2011

Le vendredi 03 juin 2011 17:28:48, eric.araujo a écrit :
> +packaging
> +---------
> +
> +:mod:`distutils` has undergone additions and refactoring under a new name,
> +:mod:`packaging`, to allow developers to break backward compatibility.
> +:mod:`distutils` is still provided in the standard library, but users are
> +encouraged to transition to :mod:`packaging`.  For older versions of
> Python, a +backport compatible with 2.4+ and 3.1+ will be made available
> on PyPI under the +name :mod:`distutils2`.

Even for Python 2.4, really? Do you really need to support this old Python 


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