[Distutils] svn tagging setuptools command

Ian Bicking ianb at colorstudy.com
Mon Aug 29 21:04:29 CEST 2005

Kevin Dangoor wrote:
> On 8/29/05, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
>>Personally, I think the simple way to deal with this is to package
>>distutils extensions as  separate packages; e.g. SQLObjectSetup or some such.
> Could this type of thing be done with a "feature"? That way, it's
> still ultimately part of SQLObject, but people can choose to leave it
> out if they wish...

Entry points can require features, but AFAIK they can't be 
feature-specific.  Unless if an entry point depended on a feature, and 
that feature wasn't loaded (which they aren't by default, even when the 
egg is installed for implicit use without require()), and the entry 
point wasn't loaded as a result.

However, I think the entry point will be found either way, and then the 
feature required when the entry point is actually used.

If there was a way to say that an entry point is only available when a 
feature is loaded (as opposed to saying that a feature must be loaded 
before using the entry point), then that would work.

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

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