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ValueError: A 0.7-series setuptools cannot be installed with distribute [But we're on 20.7 now] #543
When running buildouts bootstrap.py, setuptools generates the error below. This version is 20.7. It looks as if a regex meant to screen for version 0.7 is triggering an error for version 20.7? This is breaking all builds, please help.
ValueError: A 0.7-series setuptools cannot be installed with distribute. Found one at /tmp/tmpIFxckv/setuptools-20.7.0-py2.7.egg
Confirmed. We have to hack up
Can we release quickly 20.8.0 just to avoid this problem for the community? And also have a safeguard to never release any version that will have '0.7' in the version string?
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Apr 26, 2016
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Jun 8, 2016
So, wait, let me get this right... This problem was fixed by simply bumping the setuptools version from 20.7.0 to 20.8.0, and pretending this will never be hit again?
I understand you can't fix all setuptools versions out there that have this hard check on '