> AttributeError: Distribution instance has no attribute
Having faced this issue in a different context, the issue was most likely
caused by the fact the installation of `setuptools` was done from its
source tree available on https://github.com/pypa/setuptools and was
**NOT** `bootstrapped` before being installed.
Not that installing using the source distribution available on pypi does
not have problem.
To bootstrap before install, the following can be done:
python setup.py install
class Distribution(Distribution_parse_config_files, _Distribution):
def __init__(self, attrs=None):
for ep in