setuptools: Build system for Python packages

Description

setuptools is a collection of enhancements to the Python distutils (for Python 2.6 and up) that allow you to more easily build and distribute Python packages, especially ones that have dependencies on other packages.

Website: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/setuptools/

License

PSF or ZPL. i.e Python Software Foundation License or Zope Public License

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Dependencies

  • python

Type

standard

Version Information

package-version.txt:

59.8.0

install-requires.txt:

setuptools >=49.6.0

Equivalent System Packages

conda:

$ conda install setuptools

macports: install the following packages: py-setuptools

opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install python3-setuptools

void:

$ sudo xbps-install  python3-setuptools

See https://repology.org/project/python:setuptools/versions

However, these system packages will not be used for building Sage because using Python site-packages is not supported by the Sage distribution; see trac ticket #29023