At 06:27 AM 10/16/2007 +0200, henk-jan ebbers wrote:
>Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>>At 12:22 AM 10/16/2007 +0200, henk-jan ebbers wrote:
>>>1. Can I use the (great) dependency handling of setuptools in a windows
>>>installer, eg by packing a python egg in a windows installer?
>>No. It's an either-or thing. However, easy_install *can* resolve
>>dependencies using bdist_wininst downloads.
>>>2. When I make a windows installer (bdist_wininst) I assumed the windows
>>>installer is python-version independent. (BTW, I use setuptools.)
>>>But, when making the installer with python 2.4, and installing with
>>>python 2.5, my package is installed in the right place (python 2.5), but
>>>the egg-info is installed as bots-1.1.0-py2.4.egg-info.
>>>As far as I can see, this is not a problem for running my application.
>>It would be if something else depended on it.
>>>But, is this how this is supposed to be?
>>No. Setuptools should always mark its windows installers as Python
>>version-specific, as they are not portable, even if the package
>>doesn't contain extensions.
>Thanks for answering
>but is this an error?
It's a setuptools error if it wrote the .exe without including py2.4
in the filename.
Otherwise, it's operator error if you installed a py2.4 .exe into
Python 2.5. :)