[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/2] package/python3-setuptools: new package
thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Mon Dec 31 14:35:05 UTC 2018
+Yegor in Cc.
On Sun, 30 Dec 2018 20:15:17 +0200, Asaf Kahlon wrote:
> I don't heavily use the meson build system, but after looking at the
> history of setup.py in the official repository,
> I found the commit which made the change. At the commit message they
> stated that:
> "This gives us a consistent experience and a simpler setup across all
> operating systems. Setuptools is available everywhere these days."
> The change is relevant since 0.48.
Indeed, upstream commit 86298f2109d215ad6b26d3462af7b685d52d0dd7 drops
the fallback on distutils, and only setuptools is supported now. This
makes my patch series introducing python3-setuptools even more relevant
then. I would like to see a review from Yegor on this series first, as
he has lots of background in the Python integration in Buildroot.
Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
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