[Distutils] HTTP auth in svn repositories

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Nov 22 21:55:01 CET 2005

At 11:51 AM 11/22/2005 -0800, Ben Bangert wrote:
>A svn repository I was attempting to install from has a public login/
>group, so I tried entering the egg link like so:
>However the parsing setuptools did resulted in the following error:
>httplib.InvalidURL: nonnumeric port: 'guest at svn.myghty.org'
>I thought using that http format was fairly standard for putting http
>basic auth, shouldn't setuptools honor it?

As you can see, it's httplib that has a problem with it, not 
setuptools.  If anybody has suggestions for resolving the issue (or better, 
patches!), I'm wide open.

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