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Re: ITP: python-setuptools 0.6.10-1 (Python 2.6)
- From: "Yaakov (Cygwin/X)" <yselkowitz at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- To: cygwin-apps <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2010 14:19:19 -0500
- Subject: Re: ITP: python-setuptools 0.6.10-1 (Python 2.6)
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On Wed, 2010-06-23 at 13:35 +0300, Jari Aalto wrote:
> [This package is required in order to upgrade some python packages]
This is definitely worth getting in the distro, pending the issues
> http://cante.net/~jaalto/tmp/cygwin/python-setuptools/python-setuptools-0.6.10-1-src.tar.bz2 \
> http://cante.net/~jaalto/tmp/cygwin/python-setuptools/python-setuptools-0.6.10-1.tar.bz2 \
Could you package the latest 0.6.13? The layout of the binary package
doesn't look right, but that may have to do with the older version.
I can't rebuild the package from source, nor am I interested in wading
through an entire script to figure out what's wrong. Here is what I'm
using for Ports:
> sdesc: "Python Library providing distutils enhancements"
> ldesc: "A rewrite of the orignal setuptools project under library name
> 'Distribute'. This package is intended to replace original Setuptools
> as the standard method for working with Python module distributions."
> category: Libs Python
> requires: python
I would use category: Devel Python; it's not a general-purpose library.
There is also a misspelling of 'original'.
> [*] The project name is "Distribute library". Being drop-in-replacement,
> it is packaged as "python-setuptools" in Debian.
Gentoo and Fedora do this as well, so this naming is correct.