Python Module ‘distutilis_hack’

I was looking through my pip list and cleaning all my third party modules when I came across a module named ‘distutils_hack’. I don’t remember installing this, is this something I should be concerned about? The version I was using was Python 3.9.



It’s used by setuptools to replace the stdlib distutils with setuptools’ bundled distutils library. This github issue has more info on why that is necessary.

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