Distutils 1.0.2 released 
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 Distutils 1.0.2 released

A new release of the Distutils, version 1.0.2, is now available.  This
is a maintenance release that fixes various bugs, and is identical to
the code included with python 2.1 (well, except for a trivial version
number change).

This release is for use by Python 2.0 and 1.5.2 users who want to
benefit from the various fixes and improvements that were made for
2.1.  It can be downloaded from:

(Or from your local python.org mirror.)

The changes in this release are:

  * fixes to accommodate the major revisions made to Python's build system
    for 2.1.  

  * from Thomas Heller: the installer generated by bdist_wininst now
    includes an uninstaller.  Other enhancements are:

        --bitmap command line option allows to use a different bitmap
        file instead of the built-in python powered logo.  

        --title lets you specify the text to display on the

  * from Jack Jansen: added 'get_command_list()' method, and
    Mac-specific code to use it to generate a dialog for users to
    specify the command-line (because providing a command-line with
    MacPython is awkward).

  * applied patches from Jack Jansen for the Mac and the Metrowerks compiler

  * added 'platforms' and 'keywords' to the set of metadata that can be
    specified for a distribution.

  * the sdist command now writes a PKG-INFO file, as described in PEP 241,
    into the release tree.

  * applied patches from Jason Tishler to make the compiler class work with

  * various bugfixes


Tue, 28 Oct 2003 22:21:17 GMT  
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