[Pythonmac-SIG] Package installation
bob at redivi.com
Mon Apr 18 18:49:15 CEST 2005
On Apr 18, 2005, at 12:47 PM, konrad.hinsen at laposte.net wrote:
>> couldn't be determined). Another low-tech solution would be to start
>> a wiki page with known latest versions, urls to download the latest
>> versions, and
> Something better already exists, the Python Package Index.
> Unfortunately many packages are not in it, and others are listed with
> outdated versions.
> That of course points to the major problem of all attempts at handling
> Python packages: acceptance. There even still packages around that
> don't use distutils.
Yup, there are. PyKQueue is/was one of them! The Makefile didn't even
work on Mac OS X. I submitted a setup.py to the maintainer that does
work on OS X (and presumably still FreeBSD) just this weekend.
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