[Catalog-sig] ConfigObj vs configobj in pypi

Sridhar Ratnakumar sridharr at activestate.com
Tue Jul 14 03:28:24 CEST 2009

On Mon, 13 Jul 2009 18:15:22 -0700, Michael Foord  
<fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:

> Some packages have package names with mixed case. Example: ConfigObj
> .. as registered in setup.py. However, other packages such as turbogears
> specifies "configobj" (lowercase) in their install_requires.
>  Is `get_distribution(name)` supposed to handle mixed cases? Will it
> match both 'ConfigObj' and 'configobj'?
>   An abomination for which I am truly sorry - however to be precise I'm  
> pretty sure the setup.py specifies configobj and it is only registered  
> on PyPI with mixed case (which I don't believe I can change).

I believe you can change it by asking catalog-sig at . I remember the  
MoinMoin project doing the same a while ago.


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