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Re: [alpine-devel] Splitting out pip and setuptools from python3

From: Jean-Louis Fuchs <>
Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2017 11:14:42 +0100


On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 12:37:31PM -0500, A. Wilcox wrote:

> The interpreter will work against you, especially if people do not
> know that py3-setuptools contains pip (or would it be py3-pip?) –

I am skeptic, too. I know I used distros that had setuptools split,
but if you do anything with python you more less always need pip,
alpine can't possible support the vast python-eco-system.

Having said that, if we decide to split setuptools, I would help.


Received on Thu Nov 02 2017 - 11:14:42 UTC