[Distutils] Setuptools' goal in rpm/deb-based systems

Kevin Dangoor dangoor at gmail.com
Thu Dec 29 17:11:26 CET 2005

On 12/29/05, Jeff Pitman <jeff.pitman at gmail.com> wrote:
> So, they're plugins that extend tg-admin commands. In the .rpm/.deb
> space what would happen here is that these plugins would also be
> installed as .rpm/.deb. This is kind of like Twisted 2.0+ after the
> split. What would be good here is to have .eggs install into $HOME and
> tg-admin still pickup on them.

If the system is set up correctly, the users could install the plugins
as .rpms/.debs *or* install the eggs to their $HOME. Either way should


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