[Distutils] easy_install: fragment support
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Sun Jul 17 04:50:45 CEST 2005
At 06:17 PM 7/16/2005 -0500, Ian Bicking wrote:
>I've attached a patch to detect fragments.
Would you mind doing it as a unidiff? I'm having trouble
understanding/applying it without context. Thanks.
>It seems better to have some magic version string for development, that is
>neither more or less than other versions (or at least it depends on
>context -- it's the highest version number when using --develop [should
>that be implemented], and the lowest otherwise). But that's only useful
>given a --develop option to easy_install.py.
I was actually thinking that such packages should have their Distribution
object be of a new 'type', which would have lower precedence than other
distribution types unless development mode was in effect (in which case
other distribution types would be ignored).
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