[Stackless] Issue #31: add easy_install to the 2.8 stdlib (stackless-dev/stackless)

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Thu Dec 5 02:49:36 CET 2013

On 04.12.13 19:11, Tim Delaney wrote:
> On 4 December 2013 23:25, Kristján Valur Jónsson 
> <issues-reply at bitbucket.org <mailto:issues-reply at bitbucket.org>> wrote:
>     New issue 31: add easy_install to the 2.8 stdlib
>     https://bitbucket.org/stackless-dev/stackless/issue/31/add-easy_install-to-the-28-stdlib
>     Kristján Valur Jónsson:
>     One of the most annoying parts of any stackless installation is to
>     have to manually go and fetch an easy_install thing, which is then
>     used to bootstrap setuptools. This should really come out of the
>     box....
> I haven't been involved in Stackless development at all, but wouldn't 
> it be more sensible to follow the CPython lead and bundle pip instead 
> of easy_install?

Please reply to the issue tracker!

Yes, it makes sense. If it all, then I will add the whole thing that 
added to the install. Currently I'm trying to find out what a minimalistic
port does actually need.

The criterion is:

- get everything what CPython 3.4 needs for this feature

- find out what the dependencies are

- find a minimalistic approach that is sufficient.

This will probably always be the basic set of requirements.
We do not want to produce new problems, but to solve the existing ones.
We want to do the necessary, minimalistic but sufficient steps to get there.

Please keep this in mind when submitting feature demands.

Cheers -  Chris

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