1. Tarek Ziadé
  2. distribute


distribute / CHANGES.txt



* Issue #249: Added options to exclude 2to3 fixers


* Issue #244: Fixed a test
* Issue #243: Fixed a test
* Issue #239: Fixed a test
* Issue #240: Fixed a test
* Issue #241: Fixed a test
* Issue #237: Fixed a test
* Issue #238: easy_install now uses 64bit executable wrappers on 64bit Python
* Issue #208: Fixed parsed_versions, it now honors post-releases as noted in the documentation
* Issue #207: Windows cli and gui wrappers pass CTRL-C to child python process
* Issue #227: easy_install now passes its arguments to setup.py bdist_egg
* Issue #225: Fixed a NameError on Python 2.5, 2.4


* Issue #225: FIxed a regression on py2.4


* Issue #135: Include url in warning when processing URLs in package_index.
* Issue #212: Fix issue where easy_instal fails on Python 3 on windows installer.
* Issue #213: Fix typo in documentation.


* Issue 206: AttributeError: 'HTTPMessage' object has no attribute 'getheaders'


* Issue 210: Fixed a regression introduced by Issue 204 fix.


  variable to allow to disable installation of easy_install-${version} script.
* Support Python >=3.1.4 and >=3.2.1.
* Issue 204: Don't try to import the parent of a namespace package in
* Issue 196: Tolerate responses with multiple Content-Length headers
* Issue 205: Sandboxing doesn't preserve working_set. Leads to setup_requires


* Builds sdist gztar even on Windows (avoiding Issue 193).
* Issue 192: Fixed metadata omitted on Windows when package_dir
  specified with forward-slash.
* Issue 195: Cython build support.
* Issue 200: Issues with recognizing 64-bit packages on Windows.


* Fixed typo in bdist_egg
* Several issues under Python 3 has been solved.
* Issue 146: Fixed missing DLL files after easy_install of windows exe package.


* Issue 170: Fixed unittest failure. Thanks to Toshio.
* Issue 171: Fixed race condition in unittests cause deadlocks in test suite.
* Issue 143: Fixed a lookup issue with easy_install.
  Thanks to David and Zooko.
* Issue 174: Fixed the edit mode when its used with setuptools itself


* Issue 160: 2.7 gives ValueError("Invalid IPv6 URL")
* Issue 150: Fixed using ~/.local even in a --no-site-packages virtualenv
* Issue 163: scan index links before external links, and don't use the md5 when
  comparing two distributions


* Issue 149: Fixed various failures on 2.3/2.4


* Found another case of SandboxViolation - fixed
* Issue 15 and 48: Introduced a socket timeout of 15 seconds on url openings
* Added indexsidebar.html into MANIFEST.in
* Issue 108: Fixed TypeError with Python3.1
* Issue 121: Fixed --help install command trying to actually install.
* Issue 112: Added an os.makedirs so that Tarek's solution will work.
* Issue 133: Added --no-find-links to easy_install
* Added easy_install --user
* Issue 100: Fixed develop --user not taking '.' in PYTHONPATH into account
* Issue 134: removed spurious UserWarnings. Patch by VanLindberg
* Issue 138: cant_write_to_target error when setup_requires is used.
* Issue 147: respect the sys.dont_write_bytecode flag


* Reverted change made for the DistributionNotFound exception because
  zc.buildout uses the exception message to get the name of the


* Issue 90: unknown setuptools version can be added in the working set
* Issue 87: setupt.py doesn't try to convert distribute_setup.py anymore
  Initial Patch by arfrever.
* Issue 89: added a side bar with a download link to the doc.
* Issue 86: fixed missing sentence in pkg_resources doc.
* Added a nicer error message when a DistributionNotFound is raised.
* Issue 80: test_develop now works with Python 3.1
* Issue 93: upload_docs now works if there is an empty sub-directory.
* Issue 70: exec bit on non-exec files
* Issue 99: now the standalone easy_install command doesn't uses a
  "setup.cfg" if any exists in the working directory. It will use it
  only if triggered by ``install_requires`` from a setup.py call
  (install, develop, etc).
* Issue 101: Allowing ``os.devnull`` in Sandbox
* Issue 92: Fixed the "no eggs" found error with MacPort
  (platform.mac_ver() fails)
* Issue 103: test_get_script_header_jython_workaround not run
  anymore under py3 with C or POSIX local. Contributed by Arfrever.
* Issue 104: remvoved the assertion when the installation fails,
  with a nicer message for the end user.
* Issue 100: making sure there's no SandboxViolation when
  the setup script patches setuptools.


* Added "check_packages" in dist. (added in Setuptools 0.6c11)
* Fixed the DONT_PATCH_SETUPTOOLS state.


* Issue 58: Added --user support to the develop command
* Issue 11: Generated scripts now wrap their call to the script entry point
  in the standard "if name == 'main'"
* Added the 'DONT_PATCH_SETUPTOOLS' environment variable, so virtualenv
  can drive an installation that doesn't patch a global setuptools.
* Reviewed unladen-swallow specific change from
  and determined that it no longer applies. Distribute should work fine with
  Unladen Swallow 2009Q3.
* Issue 21: Allow PackageIndex.open_url to gracefully handle all cases of a
  httplib.HTTPException instead of just InvalidURL and BadStatusLine.
* Removed virtual-python.py from this distribution and updated documentation
  to point to the actively maintained virtualenv instead.
* Issue 64: use_setuptools no longer rebuilds the distribute egg every
  time it is run
* use_setuptools now properly respects the requested version
* use_setuptools will no longer try to import a distribute egg for the
  wrong Python version
* Issue 74: no_fake should be True by default.
* Issue 72: avoid a bootstrapping issue with easy_install -U


* Unified the bootstrap file so it works on both py2.x and py3k without 2to3
  (patch by Holger Krekel)


* 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

* 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.


* 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.



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


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



* 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.


* 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.



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

* zip_ok is now False by default. This closes

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

* Fixed invalid bootstraping with easy_install installation
  Thanks to Florian Schulze for the help.

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


* 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.



* 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

* Made Jython api_tests.txt doctest compatible. This closes

* 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

* Added compatibility with Subversion 1.6. This references


* 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

* 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


* Immediately close all file handles. This closes