[Distutils] .egg in Debian summary?
tanner at real-time.com
Wed Nov 23 07:17:48 CET 2005
Bob Tanner wrote:
>> I don't think Debian should use the egg structure. It apparently relies
>> on building a long sys.path (even though through only a single .pth
> I'm not sure of how .eggs are implemented, but I'm going to cross-post
> this info to the python-distutils mailing list.
Read and re-read the complete thread regarding .eggs in Debian and I cannot
tell if any progress has been made.
Still in the discussion/fact-finding stage?
As "just a package maintainer" I was looking for the "options" to move
forward. Looking at the thread, I think these are the options (skipping the
pro's and con's for now):
1. Do nothing, go with the status quo as documented in the Debian python
policy, which is no .egg's and unpackage everything into a sub-directory of
2. Investigate easydeb <http://cheeseshop.python.org/pypi/easydeb/>
3. Using Phillip's .egg-info solution
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