[Distutils] Upgrading eggs from custom url

Charlie Moad cwmoad at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 13:47:07 CEST 2006


On 4/20/06, bear <bear42 at code-bear.com> wrote:
>
> Charlie Moad wrote:
> > When issuing an "--upgrade" option, can the "download_url" be checked
> > automatically, or is there an existing way I can get a handle on that
> > "download_url" variable to pass to easy_install?  Any advice would be
> > appreciated.
> >
> Check out the --find-links option:
>
>     easy_install -f http://some_url eggname
>
> http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/EasyInstall#command-line-options

I know I can pass that, but it is a matter of introspecting an
installed egg to find its download_url.


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