[Chicago] pyinstall

Pete pfein at pobox.com
Wed Sep 24 19:17:19 CEST 2008

On Sep 24, 2008, at 10:56 AM, Jason Huggins wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 12:32 AM, Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com>  
> wrote:
>> I just announced a new installer I've been working on:
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pyinstall (also the not-very-thorough  
>> docs)
> Awesome work, Ian!
>> From your docs:
> "Packages don't have to be installed as egg archives, they can be
> installed flat (while keeping the egg metadata)."

FYI, you can force setuptools to unzip using the --always-unzip  
option... right there in the --help

To make that permanent, plus lots of other great tips, see my talk:

"Using Setuptools: Your Head vs. The  Wall"


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