[Distutils] EasyInstall: installing non-distutil packages
ianb at colorstudy.com
Mon May 30 03:02:06 CEST 2005
Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 05:17 PM 5/29/2005 -0500, Ian Bicking wrote:
>> Looking at some of the packages I'm interested in, there's a couple ones
>> that don't use distutils. Of course, fixing this is best, but I'm
>> wondering if those can be installed as well. Typically you can install
>> these packages just by copying them into place.
> Hm. They're going to get a 0.0.0 version number. :(
Eh, crappy metadata is inevitable, and it's an incentive to create a
proper distutil script. Having something that works, even if
sub-optimal, is good enough for me.
Ian Bicking / ianb at colorstudy.com / http://blog.ianbicking.org
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