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

Build Instructions/Changes

The following patches are in the patches subdirectory. The patches are applied during the build process.

  • pkg_resources.py.patch: silence warning about permissions.

  • easy_install_lock.patch: lock the easy_install.pth file to allow simultaneous installation

Type

standard

Version Information

package-version.txt:

51.1.1.p0

install-requires.txt:

setuptools >=49.6.0

Equivalent System Packages

conda:

$ conda install python:setuptools

macports: install the following packages: python:setuptools opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install python: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 https://trac.sagemath.org/ticket/29023