[Distutils] easy_install problem.

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sat Dec 3 20:46:29 CET 2005

At 11:02 PM 12/2/2005 -0800, Titus Brown wrote:
>Hi folks,
>it appears easy_install has trouble understanding package names with
>periods in them, e.g. "zope.testbrowser".

Use 'zope-testbrowser' or 'zope_testbrowser' instead to refer to such a 
package for now; '.' is not currently allowed in package names.

>Also, 'python ez_setup.py --help-commands' doesn't work; "unrecognized

Just use --help.  ez_setup.py isn't a setup script.

>(I'm not sure where to send reports of these problems, but google found
>some discussion on this list, and it doesn't seem terribly
>inappropriate... sorry if it is!)

This is currently the "official" place.

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