[Python-Dev] importlib is now bootstrapped (and what that means)

R. David Murray rdmurray at bitdance.com
Mon Apr 16 20:38:41 CEST 2012

On Mon, 16 Apr 2012 13:51:35 -0400, Barry Warsaw <barry at python.org> wrote:
> On Apr 16, 2012, at 07:44 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:
> >Wouldn't it be better if Python could compile regardless of the
> >presence of a hg repository?
> If you want it in your $DISTRO, yes please!

My impression is that our usual solution for this is to make sure the
timestamps are correct in distributed tarballs, so that the hg-dependent
machinery is not invoked when building from a release tarball.  Is this
case any different?


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