[reportlab-users] Installing ReportLab on Mac
Reed.L.OBrien at nasa.gov
Fri Jan 2 09:52:22 EST 2009
On Jan 2, 2009, at 8:56 AM, Andy Robinson wrote:
> 2009/1/2 Reed L. O'Brien <Reed.L.OBrien at nasa.gov>:
> Aaarrggghhhh! First working day of 2009 and we're back in that
> dreadful discussion ;-) Guido
> For everyone who likes setuptools, others dislike it for equally good
> reasons. I think distutils sucks too, but some very major
> repackagers (Ubuntu) prefer the classic distutils script.
I am not suggesting a change. I merely read bullet 4 (put it all in
PyPi) of your earlier email and mistakenly interpreted that as having
already move to setuptools.
> For now we are trying to help both camps. If you get the subversion
> code, there is a main 'setup.py' which uses distutils; and an
> alternative 'setup_egg.py' for anyone who prefers to built distros
> with setuptools. We have put less effort into the latter and if any
> volunteers want to do things to it, feel free.
Again I am more than happy to maintain a package my own index.
> - Andy
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