[Distutils] Problem with setuptools >=0.5a9 and develop command

Michael Twomey micktwomey at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 18:18:57 CEST 2005

Great, thanks.


On 7/12/05, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 12:01 PM 7/12/2005 +0100, Michael Twomey wrote:
> >Looking at commands/develop.py I notice that it's the only command
> >which sets 'command_consumes_arguments = False', and it also doesn't
> >override the negative_opt dict. I tried setting 'negative_opt = {}'
> >and it started working again.
> Yeah, it looks like I broke "develop" when I added the '--always-unzip'
> option to the "easy_install" command (which "develop" subclasses).  That's
> the sucky thing about not having automated tests.  Thanks for the bug
> report, and your fix is indeed the correct one.  It never occurred to me
> that adding an option to the base class would affect the subclass that way.
> I'm pushing out 0.5a11 now to fix this.  Sorry about that.

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