[Distutils] making easy_install install extras

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Jan 12 03:12:41 CET 2006

At 05:31 PM 1/11/2006 -0800, Andrew Straw wrote:
>Is it possible to convince easy_install to grab extras specified in the
>"extras_require" arguments to setup()?  I know this probably isn't
>something that should be on by default (that's why they're "extras"),
>but it would be nice to do something like:
>easy_install some_package --also-install-all-available-extras
>If it's not currently possible, I'd like to submit this as a feature

The syntax that should currently work is:

    easy_install "some_package[extra1,extra2]"

There isn't a way to install an arbitrary collection of extras, however.

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