There are various fixes and improvements that should form part of a 2.0 version of Distutils.

Note: many of these features are being implemented in setuptools, which is where most distutils-related development is happening at this time (Sept 2005). I've noted features that setuptools supports below -- IanBicking

The ultimate goal:

Quick things from PyCon:

Other ideas:

Wouldn't it be a good idea to look into scons and try to let both converge as far as practical ? -- StefanSeefeld

Maybe some traditional package concepts:

Distutils/Proposals/Distutils20 (last edited 2009-07-24 02:00:07 by FredDrake)

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