distutils and Debian

Mike Meyer mwm at mired.org
Thu Nov 11 20:22:31 CET 2004

Robert Kern <rkern at ucsd.edu> writes:

> And as I said, your interpretation has nothing to do with the way
> Debian and other Linux/BSD/what-have-you distributions use the suffix
> in their package names.

BSDs in general use "-devel" to mean the development branch of the
software in question, *not* the tools for those installing software
from some place other than the standard packages distribution. The
Python port installs all of python, including Tkinter.

Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org>			http://www.mired.org/home/mwm/
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