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labels = ['library', '3.10']
title = 'distutils: Remove bdist_wininst command'
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issue_num = 42802
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Attached PR removes it.
The bdist_wininst command was deprecated in Python 3.8:
Author: Victor Stinner <email@example.com>
Date: Fri Jul 5 10:44:12 2019 +0200
bpo-37481: Deprecate distutils bdist_wininst command (GH-14553)
The distutils bdist_wininst command is now deprecated, use
bdist_wheel (wheel packages) instead.
"What’s New In Python 3.9: Build Changes" also announced:
See bpo-37481 and:
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There are 19 issues (+ this one) on bdist_wininst. Once distutils bdist_wininst command will be removed, I propose to all these issues.
Search for open issues with "bdist_wininst" in the title.
Only bpo-41771 was active recently (3 months ago). The 18 other issues are inactive for between 18 months and 121 months (10 years!).
FYI last year, I fixed setuptools v45.2 (released in February 2020) when bdist_wininst is missing:
Note: bdist_msi is deprecated since Python 3.9 (bpo-39586). I prefer to wait for Python 3.11 to remove it:
Author: Hugo van Kemenade <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon Feb 10 15:26:40 2020 +0200
bpo-39586: Deprecate distutils bdist_msi command (GH-18415)
I created a https://discuss.python.org/t/remove-bdist-wininst-command/6434 topic to check if anyone wants to keep the command, or if it's ok to remove it right now.
New changeset 0e2a0f7 by Victor Stinner in branch 'master':
bpo-42802: Remove distutils bdist_wininst command (GH-24043)
I closed the 19 open issues which contained "wininst" in their title as "wont fix" with the message:
"The distutils bdist_wininst command has been removed in Python 3.10: see bpo-42802."
You can simply search for closed issue which contains "wininst" in their title if you want to list them.
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