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0.6.5
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* Issue 65: cli.exe and gui.exe are now generated at build time,
  depending on the platform in use.

* Issue 67: Fixed doc typo (PEP 381/382) 

* Distribute no longer shadows setuptools if we require a 0.7-series
  setuptools.  And an error is raised when installing a 0.7 setuptools with
  distribute.

* When run from within buildout, no attempt is made to modify an existing
  setuptools egg, whether in a shared egg directory or a system setuptools.

* Fixed a hole in sandboxing allowing builtin file to write outside of
  the sandbox.

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0.6.4
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* Added the generation of `distribute_setup_3k.py` during the release.
  This close http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/52.

* Added an upload_docs command to easily upload project documentation to
  PyPI's http://packages.python.org.
  This close http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/56.

* Fixed a bootstrap bug on the use_setuptools() API.

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0.6.3
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setuptools
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* Fixed a bunch of calls to file() that caused crashes on Python 3.

bootstrapping
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* Fixed a bug in sorting that caused bootstrap to fail on Python 3.

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0.6.2
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setuptools
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* Added Python 3 support; see docs/python3.txt.
  This closes http://bugs.python.org/setuptools/issue39.

* Added option to run 2to3 automatically when installing on Python 3.
  This closes http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/31.

* Fixed invalid usage of requirement.parse, that broke develop -d.
  This closes http://bugs.python.org/setuptools/issue44.

* Fixed script launcher for 64-bit Windows.
  This closes http://bugs.python.org/setuptools/issue2.

* KeyError when compiling extensions.
  This closes http://bugs.python.org/setuptools/issue41.

bootstrapping
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* Fixed bootstrap not working on Windows.
  This closes http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/49.

* Fixed 2.6 dependencies.
  This closes http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/50.

* Make sure setuptools is patched when running through easy_install
  This closes http://bugs.python.org/setuptools/issue40.

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0.6.1
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setuptools
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* package_index.urlopen now catches BadStatusLine and malformed url errors.
  This closes http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/16 and
  http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/18.

* zip_ok is now False by default. This closes 
  http://bugs.python.org/setuptools/issue33.

* Fixed invalid URL error catching. http://bugs.python.org/setuptools/issue20.

* Fixed invalid bootstraping with easy_install installation
  http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/40.
  Thanks to Florian Schulze for the help.

* Removed buildout/bootstrap.py. A new repository will create a specific
  bootstrap.py script.


bootstrapping
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* The boostrap process leave setuptools alone if detected in the system
  and --root or --prefix is provided, but is not in the same location.
  This closes http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/10.

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0.6
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setuptools
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* Packages required at build time where not fully present at install time.
  This closes http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/12.

* Protected against failures in tarfile extraction. This closes
  http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/10.

* Made Jython api_tests.txt doctest compatible. This closes
  http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/7.

* sandbox.py replaced builtin type file with builtin function open. This
  closes http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/6.

* Immediately close all file handles. This closes
  http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/3.

* Added compatibility with Subversion 1.6. This references
  http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/1.

pkg_resources
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* Avoid a call to /usr/bin/sw_vers on OSX and use the official platform API
  instead. Based on a patch from ronaldoussoren. This closes
  http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/5.

* Fixed a SandboxViolation for mkdir that could occur in certain cases.
  This closes http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/13.

* Allow to find_on_path on systems with tight permissions to fail gracefully.
  This closes http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/9.

* Corrected inconsistency between documentation and code of add_entry.
  This closes http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/8.

* Immediately close all file handles. This closes
  http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/3.

easy_install
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* Immediately close all file handles. This closes
  http://bitbucket.org/tarek/distribute/issue/3.