distutils.core not in Debian python2.2 package

Alessio Pace puccio_13 at yahoo.it
Mon Jul 21 11:55:49 CEST 2003


I wonder why the corresponding package python2.3-dev does not exist..
No distutils for python2.3 developers? 

-- 
bye
Alessio Pace


David M. Cooke wrote:

> At some point, Kent Tenney <kent at NOSPAMspringfed.com> wrote:
> 
>> David M. Cooke wrote:
>>> At some point, Kent Tenney <kent at NOSPAMspringfed.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>>Howdy,
>>>>
>>>>I did;
>>>># apt-get install python2.2
>>>>
>>>># python
>>>>Python 2.2.1
>>>>...
>>>> >>>
>>>>
>>>>then checked docutils out of CVS
>>>>and did;
>>>>
>>>>docutils# python ./setup.py install
>>>>
>>>>ImportError: No module named distutils.core
>>>>
>>>>How do I install distutils?
>>> Install the python2.2-dev package.
>>
>> It surprises me to find distutils in a package described as:
>>
>> "Header files and a static library for Python (v2.2)"
>>
>> Kent
> 
> 
> Except in the extended description, where it says
> """
>  Includes the python distutils, which were in a separate package up to
>  version 1.5.2.
> """
> 
> In general, if you need to compile, or develop, you need the
> corresponding *-dev packages.
> 






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