[Distutils] easy_install problem.

Titus Brown titus at caltech.edu
Sat Dec 3 20:54:40 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.

ahh, thanks.

-> >Also, 'python ez_setup.py --help-commands' doesn't work; "unrecognized
-> >command".
-> Just use --help.  ez_setup.py isn't a setup script.

The help documentation says it's ok:

% python ez_setup.py -h


usage: ez_setup.py [global_opts] cmd1 [cmd1_opts] [cmd2 [cmd2_opts] ...]
   or: ez_setup.py --help [cmd1 cmd2 ...]
   or: ez_setup.py --help-commands
   or: ez_setup.py cmd --help


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