On 11 August 2017 at 19:54, Mats Wichmann <m...@wichmann.us> wrote:
> On 08/11/2017 09:54 AM, Alan Gauld via Tutor wrote:
>> On 11/08/17 13:35, Thomas Güttler wrote:
>>> I guess most python installations have setuptools.
>> I guess so too, although I don't know.
>> Those that don't are probably in one of two categories
>> a) people who just downloaded Python and never installed
>> anything else
False since Python 3.4/2.7.9. ensurepip installs Python on every new
> Most Linux distributions choose to make it a separate package. I have
> it (them - one for Py2 and one for Py3) installed everywhere, but I'd
> guess it's not a default install then.
> |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
> ||/ Name Version Architecture Description
> ii python-setuptools 33.1.1-1 all Python Distutils
> ii python3-setuptools 33.1.1-1 all Python3 Distutils
On Fedora, setuptools is mandatory:
[snip some unrelated stuff]
On other distributions, it usually isn’t, although many users will
eventually end up with a copy.
Chris Warrick <https://chriswarrick.com/>
Tutor maillist - Tutor@python.org
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