[Catalog-sig] Dependencies

Donald Stufft donald.stufft at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 14:20:05 CEST 2012

setuptools is a non standard addition to Python packaging which 
is impossible to safely extract requirements in a 100% generic

Distutils2 / metadata 1.2 includes a safe, good way to specify
requirements similar to setup tools but it's not ready for primetime yet.

On Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 7:55 AM, anatoly techtonik wrote:

> I need to build Fabric RPM package for Fedora. I use py2pack to
> generate .spec file, which in turn uses PyPI information for it. The
> problem that PyPI completely misses information about dependencies. Is
> that intentional, broken or just not implemented? Any previous
> discussions/outcomes?
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/Fabric/json - here should be a reference
> to ssh package dependency which is present in setup.py as:
> install_requires=['ssh>=1.7.14'],
> P.S. My patch queue is still awaiting review comments at this changeset
> https://bitbucket.org/techtonik/pypi-techtonik/changeset/5396f8c60d49#comments
> --
> anatoly t.
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