[Distutils] SETUPTOOLS - Loading Eggs which do not have an egg_info
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Fri Dec 8 20:57:39 CET 2006
At 09:22 PM 12/8/2006 +0200, Ilias Lazaridis wrote:
>Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> > At 08:24 PM 12/8/2006 +0200, Ilias Lazaridis wrote:
> >> Retrieving a few values directly from the setup.py (instead from an
> >> egg-info) would be fast and without any dependency.
> > In order to invoke run_setup to get the data, you must import, *at
> > minimum*:
> > distutils
>I must read-in(!) at absolute minimum just the "setup.py" file, without
Then you are confused about how run_setup() works. run_setup() invokes the
setup.py, which causes all of those modules to be imported.
Perhaps you intend to instead parse the setup.py and figure out what it
does from its syntax tree, without actually executing it? Good luck on
that as well.
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