[Catalog-sig] Distutils sdist formats best practice

PJ Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Feb 7 20:01:00 CET 2012

On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Alex Clark <aclark at aclark.net> wrote:

> What do pip/easy_install/etc do when they encounter both a .zip and a
> .tar.gz, for example?

IIRC, easy_install will take the longer filename in preference to the
shorter one, all else being equal; that's its final tiebreaker after what
kind of thing it expects to find at a given URL.
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