atom feed5 messages in com.redhat.fedora-python-devel-listRe: distribute vs setuptools
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Toshio KuratomiOct 8, 2009 2:55 pm 
Neal BeckerOct 9, 2009 4:35 am 
Gael VaroquauxOct 11, 2009 10:17 am 
David MalcolmOct 16, 2009 3:10 pm 
Toshio KuratomiOct 31, 2009 10:06 am 
Subject:Re: distribute vs setuptools
From:Toshio Kuratomi (
Date:Oct 31, 2009 10:06:10 am

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 06:10:51PM -0400, David Malcolm wrote:

One area that excites me about Distribute is support for Python 3 e.g. the idea of being able to run 2to3 as part of the build process. Not sure how sane that last one is, but it may be that we need Distribute in order to build out a python 3 stack in Fedora. Haven't checked the details yet though.

The current python-setuptools in rawhide (F-13) is now distribute. Let me know/file a bug/etc if something starts to fail unepexctedly. (abadger1999 on freenode is the best way to get quick help).

Couple review bugs of sorts to work out details of packaging for python3:

There's a lot of options. We need to figure out which of those is the most sane.