Author eric.araujo
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Date 2010-08-21.19:18:49
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I’m in favor of committing the patch. I don’t like that it has no tests, but in this case I guess we have to rely on the documentation and just trust it will do the Right Thing™.

Re: compatibility, the reason is that people want to use distutils from a given stable version to package or install projects with older Pythons.
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