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[1.5.x] Recommended setuptools in the reuseable app tutorial.

setuptools has merged with distribute.

Backport of b5eef85 from master.
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@@ -100,14 +100,14 @@ Installing some prerequisites
=============================
The current state of Python packaging is a bit muddled with various tools. For
-this tutorial, we're going to use distribute_ to build our package. It's a
-community-maintained fork of the older ``setuptools`` project. We'll also be
+this tutorial, we're going to use setuptools_ to build our package. It's the
+recommended packaging tool (merged with the ``distribute`` fork). We'll also be
using `pip`_ to install and uninstall it. You should install these
two packages now. If you need help, you can refer to :ref:`how to install
-Django with pip<installing-official-release>`. You can install ``distribute``
+Django with pip<installing-official-release>`. You can install ``setuptools``
the same way.
-.. _distribute: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/distribute
+.. _setuptools: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/setuptools
.. _pip: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pip
Packaging your app
@@ -163,17 +163,18 @@ this. For a small app like polls, this process isn't too difficult.
5. Visit http://127.0.0.1:8000/polls/ to participate in the poll.
4. Create a ``django-polls/LICENSE`` file. Choosing a license is beyond the
-scope of this tutorial, but suffice it to say that code released publicly
-without a license is *useless*. Django and many Django-compatible apps are
-distributed under the BSD license; however, you're free to pick your own
-license. Just be aware that your licensing choice will affect who is able
-to use your code.
+ scope of this tutorial, but suffice it to say that code released publicly
+ without a license is *useless*. Django and many Django-compatible apps are
+ distributed under the BSD license; however, you're free to pick your own
+ license. Just be aware that your licensing choice will affect who is able
+ to use your code.
5. Next we'll create a ``setup.py`` file which provides details about how to
-build and install the app. A full explanation of this file is beyond the
-scope of this tutorial, but the `distribute docs
-<http://packages.python.org/distribute/setuptools.html>`_ have a good explanation.
-Create a file ``django-polls/setup.py`` with the following contents::
+ build and install the app. A full explanation of this file is beyond the
+ scope of this tutorial, but the `setuptools docs
+ <http://packages.python.org/setuptools/setuptools.html>`_ have a good
+ explanation. Create a file ``django-polls/setup.py`` with the following
+ contents::
import os
from setuptools import setup
@@ -208,15 +209,9 @@ Create a file ``django-polls/setup.py`` with the following contents::
],
)
-.. admonition:: I thought you said we were going to use ``distribute``?
-
- Distribute is a drop-in replacement for ``setuptools``. Even though we
- appear to import from ``setuptools``, since we have ``distribute``
- installed, it will override the import.
-
6. Only Python modules and packages are included in the package by default. To
include additional files, we'll need to create a ``MANIFEST.in`` file. The
- distribute docs referred to in the previous step discuss this file in more
+ setuptools docs referred to in the previous step discuss this file in more
details. To include the templates, the ``README.rst`` and our ``LICENSE``
file, create a file ``django-polls/MANIFEST.in`` with the following
contents::
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