[AstroPy] Putting astronomy packages on PyPI
embray at stsci.edu
Wed May 4 12:21:09 EDT 2011
On 05/04/2011 08:15 AM, Thomas Robitaille wrote:
> Finally one thing that we should look at closely is pip bundles:
> Apparently this is not stable at this stage, but the idea would be to be able to distribute many packages together, which should clearly be of interest to us.
I've looked into using pip bundles for stsci_python and Astrolib. But
as you said, it's warning about instability made me lose interest.
Also, it won't work with easy_install which some people still use no
matter how many times we tell them to use pip :)
Instead, each project that make up Astrolib and stsci_python are
individually installable, and will bring with them all their
requirements. In addition, there Astrolib and stsci_python
"meta-packges" that just have as requirements all the projects that
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