Phillip J. Eby wrote:
Nope. And it can't possibly do so, unless it contains dependency data for every possible variation of the package. For example, a package might dynamically declare dependency on ctypes, depending on whether you're installing it for Python 2.4 or Python 2.5. (Dependencies can also be platform-specific and build-option-specific, as well as Python-version-specific.)
Ug. No-one actually does this do they?
man, setup.py both sucks and blows at the same time :-(