Re: [Distutils] Setuptools' goal in rpm/deb-based systems
At 11:11 AM 12/29/2005 -0500, Kevin Dangoor wrote:
On 12/29/05, Jeff Pitman email@example.com wrote:
So, they're plugins that extend tg-admin commands. In the .rpm/.deb space what would happen here is that these plugins would also be installed as .rpm/.deb. This is kind of like Twisted 2.0+ after the split. What would be good here is to have .eggs install into $HOME and tg-admin still pickup on them.
If the system is set up correctly, the users could install the plugins as .rpms/.debs *or* install the eggs to their $HOME. Either way should work.
By the way, what Jeff is asking for regarding $HOME is now a documented procedure in the EasyInstall documentation, known as an "Administrator Installation". See:
for more details.
Phillip J. Eby