python-distlib - low-level components of python distutils2/packaging

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-distlib
Package version 0.2.2
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 544 B
Download size 110.24 KB
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Distlib is a library which implements low-level functions that relate to
packaging and distribution of Python software. It is intended to be used
as the basis for third-party packaging tools.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-distlib_0.2.2-1_all.deb 0.2.2 all Ubuntu Universe
python-distlib - - -


Name Value
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


Type URL
Binary Package python-distlib_0.2.2-1_all.deb
Source Package distlib

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-distlib deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-distlib




2016-02-09 - Barry Warsaw <>
distlib (0.2.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* d/control:
- Remove python-distlib-whl binary package as it's no longer necessary.
- Remove python3-wheel from Build-Depends.
* d/rules:
- Add explicit PYBUILD_NAME variable.
- Remove override_dh_auto_install since we no longer need to build the
wheel version.
* d/README.source, d/*.install: Removed; unneeded.
* d/tests: Added some simple smoke tests.
2015-05-21 - Barry Warsaw <>
distlib (0.2.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* d/control:
- Add myself to Uploaders.
- Add Vcs-* headers for new git packaging repository.
2015-05-19 - Matthias Klose <>
distlib (0.2.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
* Fix lintian warnings.
2014-05-21 - Matthias Klose <>
distlib (0.1.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
* Build a wheel package (Barry Warsaw). Closes: #748301.
- d/control:
- Added python-setuptools, python3-setuptools, python3-wheels to
- Added python-distlib-whl binary package.
- d/rules: Build the universal wheel.  (Closes: #748301)
- d/patches/setuptools.diff: Patch to use
setuptools.setup() so that the bdist_wheel command will work.
- d/python-distlib-whl.install: Added.
2014-03-29 - Matthias Klose <>
distlib (0.1.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
2014-01-18 - Matthias Klose <>
distlib (0.1.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
2013-12-31 - Matthias Klose <>
distlib (0.1.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #733735).

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