SVN URLs in setuptools / EasyInstall?
I am trying to use setuptools and EasyInstall to handle dependency management for me, using a local subversion server. The svn server uses svnserve, not http. I have the following in my setup call:
install_requires = ["myModule"], dependency_links = ["svn://myServer.myCompany.com/myModule"],
But setuptools does not like the svn:// URL. I get the following error:
Searching for myModule Reading svn://myServer.myCompany.com/myModule Download error: unknown url type: svn -- Some packages may not be found!
I have also tried using find_links in the setup.cfg, rather than dependency_links in the setup.py. I get the same result. Here is my setup.cfg:
[easy_install] allow_hosts = *.myCompany.com find_links = svn://myServer.myCompany.com/myModule
The release notes for EasyInstall 0.3a2 say that download support was added for svn: URLs, which is what makes me think this is supposed to work.
Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong, or am I just misinterpreting what the tool can do?
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