es a backward compatible version to replace Setuptools
+- Provid a backward compatible version to replace Setuptools
and make all distributions that depend on Setuptools work as
- before, but with less bugs and behavior issues.
- This version is also compatible with Python 3.
+ before, but with less bugs and behaviorial issues.
This work is done in the 0.6.x series
-- Refactor the code, and release it in several distributions.
- This work is done in the 0.7.x series but not yet released.
+ Starting with version 0.6.2, Distribute supports Python 3.
+ Installing and using distribute for Python 3 code works exactly
+ the same as for Python 2 code, but Distribute also helps you to support
+ Python 2 and Python 3 from the same source code by letting you run 2to3
+ on the code as a part of the build process, by setting the keyword parameter
+ ``use_2to3`` to True. See docs/python3.txt for more information.
+- Refactoring the code, and releasing it in several distributions.
+ This work is being done in the 0.7.x series but not yet released.
If you install `Distribute` and want to switch back for any reason to
`Setuptools`, get to the `Uninstallation instructions`_ section.
+You can get more information in the Sphinx-based documentation, located
+in the archive in `docs`. This documentation includes the old Setuptools
+documentation that is slowly replaced, and brand new content.
About the installation process