[Distutils] testing with eggs

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Sat Aug 20 05:44:57 CEST 2005

Ian Bicking wrote:
>>>At first I tried adding fake_packages to sys.path; didn't work at all.
>>Because the subdirectories' names don't end in .egg; if they did and you 
>>just used EGG-INFO instead of .egg-info, it would work.
> OK, I'll try that. 

That worked; as long as fake_packages is in the path (before I import 
pkg_resources), and if I rename FakeApp to FakeApp.egg, and symlink 
EGG-INFO to FakeApp.egg-info, then it works.

Ian Bicking  /  ianb at colorstudy.com  / http://blog.ianbicking.org

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