Thomas Klausner <wiz%NetBSD.org@localhost> writes: > The latest setuptools release points to an article which explains that > setup.py should not be used any longer, and what the replacements are: > > https://blog.ganssle.io/articles/2021/10/setup-py-deprecated.html > > I've noticed for some time that `setup.py test` were already broken > quite often, but it seems to me that 'setup.py build' and 'setup.py > install' should not be used any longer either. (They still work and > will probably keep working for some possibly quite long time.) > > However, we do use setup.py for basically all python modules (see > lang/python/extension.mk, which is included by both distutils.mk and > egg.mk). Do you mean "this should be fixed in the future, before it causes trouble", or "the recent update of setuptools broke half the python modules"? > Can someone who's interested in Python and pkgsrc please convert > pkgsrc to current Python best practices? Yes, please, modulo timing, perhaps just after the branch, perhaps soon, depending on if things are not or are broken now.
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