[IPython-dev] RE: Refactoring of bdist_wininst (PATCH)

Fernando Perez fperez at colorado.edu
Thu Apr 17 10:01:30 CDT 2003


Cory Dodt wrote:
> Distutils 1.0.3 is not included with Python 2.2 :-).  You either have to
> get it from Distutils CVS or from Python 2.3.  Either one of those
> should give you the --install-script option.

Well, then they need to fix their version strings:

Python 2.2.1 (#1, Aug 30 2002, 12:15:30)
Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.

IPython 0.2.15pre4 -- An enhanced Interactive Python.
?       -> Introduction to IPython's features.
@magic  -> Information about IPython's 'magic' @ functions.
help    -> Python's own help system.
object? -> Details about 'object'. ?object also works, ?? prints more.

In [1]: import distutils

In [2]: distutils.__version__
Out[2]: '1.0.3'


At any rate, I beleive you that the install-script option is _not_ in the 
distutils which comes with python 2.2.1, whatever version it is.  So I'll go 
fetch out the CVS code and see how it goes.

Thanks for the info.

Cheers,

f




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