[Distutils] easy_install: --tag-svn-revision

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Aug 10 20:55:17 CEST 2005

At 11:12 AM 8/10/2005 -0500, Ian Bicking wrote:
>Should easy_install have a --tag-svn-revision option like
>setuptools/setup.py has?  I'm feeling a desire for it now, while
>installing someone else's package that's only available in svn.

One minor concern: should --tag-svn-revision apply to dependencies too?

I'm -0 on this, since --editable lets you do this with only a little 
fuss.  If you can come up with a rationale for dealing with dependencies or 
multiple easy_install targets, and a patch, I'll take it.

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