--On 3. März 2008 10:58:33 +0000 stephen emslie firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
This could be due to a bug in the way that distutils escapes (folds) whitespace in the long_description field. I have seen that cause errors when rst2html expects indentation which has been lost in the escaping process.
For more information see: http://bugs.python.org/issue1923 (meaningful whitespace can be lost in rfc822_escape). There is also a patch there which you could apply and see if it solves your problem.
It looks like there may be another issue with the unfolding of this field: http://bugs.python.org/issue504152.
As part of my work on haufe.releaser I added new setuptools command 'check_description' that performs a reST check before uploading a dist file: