[Python-Dev] "packaging" merge imminent

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Wed May 18 01:37:18 CEST 2011

On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 1:25 AM, Ned Deily <nad at acm.org> wrote:
> Just to be clear: what about for the build of the interpreter itself,
> i.e. its setup.py for the standard library extension modules?  Will the
> existing distutils code continue to be used for that?  Or is it being
> replaced by code in packaging?  If so, have Python builds been tested
> yet on the various platforms?

It will remain distutils-based for now. Moving it to packaging is not
our top priority.

Tarek Ziadé | http://ziade.org

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