[dev] [PATCH] Re: [EN] script distribute_setup.py outdated

Adrien souliane at mailoo.org
Lun 17 Fév 12:31:46 CET 2014

Hi Thomas,

thanks for the information and the suggested solution. The concerned 
file will be updated on the repository, you will appear as the changeset 
author (if that's ok for you).


On 02/12/2014 04:02 PM, Thomas Preud'homme wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> we, the SàT maintainers [0] recently run into a problem in Debian due to the
> combination of an old distribute_setup.py script with a recent setuptools.
> setuptools has changed and so the old distribute_setup.py found in SàT and
> urwid_satext doesn't detect that setuptools is already installed. An updated
> distribute_setup.py script can be found at [1]. It should be a drop in
> replacement of the actual one. Not much seems to have changed except that it
> checks the version of setuptools and acts accordingly.
> [0] Matteo (in CC) and I in this case
> [1] http://python-distribute.org/distribute_setup.py
> We solved this in Debian by doing a backup of the old file and then copying the
> new one before doing anything. When the action being done is over, we copy
> back the old file in place so that none of the tool we use complain about the
> upstream code having changed. We would be very happy without this extra logic.
> :)
> Best regards,
> Thomas
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