[Tutor] How do you install EGG files
nephish at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 15:21:28 CEST 2007
Hey thanks for this,
yes, i used the easy_install method and it did work on the python 2.4, the
python 2.5 failed.
On 7/18/07, Kent Johnson <kent37 at tds.net> wrote:
> Terry Carroll wrote:
> > On Wed, 11 Jul 2007, shawn bright wrote:
> >> Hey there all,
> >> i got the news that storm was released as open source. Storm is a db
> orm for
> >> python.
> >> i have a downloaded package and i would like to play with it, but it
> >> not come with any install instructions.
> >> i found the package here https://storm.canonical.com/FrontPage
> >> there is a makefile in the top level folder, so should i use gcc and
> try to
> >> 'make' 'make install' or is that not necessarily the way to go here?
> The makefile is just a front-end to the tests. I think you can just copy
> the storm directory (the one containing __init__.py, not the top-level
> storm-0.9 dir) to your site-packages directory.
> > I see it comes in an EGG format, which is just a ZIP file. What will
> > think) work is to open the EGG file with your favorite unzipper and
> > into your site-packages directory (making sure to use the directory
> > from the EGG file).
> egg files are zip files packaged for use with easy_install:
> In many cases easy_install gives one-step installation of Python
> packages, including downloading from the CheeseShop. In the case of
> storm it didn't work for me (using the --dry-run option though). YMMV.
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