setuptools includes Jython trunk support as of version 0.6c8!

Setuptools trunk and its 0.6 branch have had a couple of changes (discussed here on distutils-sig) made to fix incompatibilities with Jython.

Even as of these changes, there are a couple improvements that can be made to running setuptools on Jython:

The Jython changes made for setuptools:

SetuptoolsOnJython (last edited 2010-01-02 16:58:16 by AndrewKuchling)