[Distutils] formencode as .egg in Debian ??

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Thu Nov 24 14:24:36 CET 2005

Le mardi 22 novembre 2005 à 15:41 -0600, Bob Tanner a écrit :
> When I read the above, my knee-jerk reaction is: Where is the data to backup 
> this statement?
> Follow up questions are:
> How much slower? We talking milliseconds, seconds, minutes? Yes, there are 
> variables, here, but narrow them to a set number and compare zip vs 
> directory?
> Previous post talked about memory consumption, again bytes, kilobytes, 
> megabytes?

Performance is not the key point, although a package that affects
performance of other packages is obviously broken in some way.

The problem is the added complexity for no real gain. The only thing you
gain is multiple versions of a package installed at the same time.
Something that should be avoided.
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