Distutils2 is the new, improved version of the Python Distribution Utilities, a library used to package, distribute, build and install Python projects.
If you’re looking for information on how to contribute, head to Developer Resources.
These documents are the in-development version of Distutils2’s documentation, started from the existing Distutils documentation and updated by the Distutils2 group (GSoC students, mentors, volunteers).
Please remember that this is a work in progress. The documentation is not complete, not spell-checked, and uses different styles.
The documentation is split in three sections, as in the standard Python docs: