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Re: 'python-build-system'

From: Cyril Roelandt
Subject: Re: 'python-build-system'
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 21:24:46 +0200
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On 04/29/2013 01:50 PM, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
Cyril Roelandt<address@hidden>  skribis:

On 04/28/2013 03:55 AM, Nikita Karetnikov wrote:
What’s the status of this?  It would be great to have it in time for

OK, I'll try to finalize it today.

Should we really call this "python-build-system" ? I think there are a
few different build systems for Python, even though they are all forks
of one another (distutils, setuptools, distutils2, distribute, and
maybe others).

But how do they differ from the user’s POV?  My understanding was that
distutils* and setuptools provide the ‘python setup.py’ interface, with
the same arguments and everything, no?

Well, I have always used "python setup.py <subcommand>", but there might be a few differences between these build systems:



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