[Distutils] Decompressing .egg files

Charlie Moad cwmoad at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 14:57:23 CET 2006

I think you can just unzip them, since they are zip files.  Some
programs might complain about the different extension though.

On 2/8/06, Giovanni Bajo <rasky at develer.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> is there an easy_install option to decompress existing .egg files? I could
> probably run "easy_install -Z name" but that could potentially download and
> install another version. I'd need an option which pretty much this semantic:
> "if extension `name` exists and its current version is packaged as egg file,
> decompress it into a directory". Does it exist already?
> --
> Giovanni Bajo
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