[Distutils] easy_install: bugs with pathing and multi-version

Mars mfogels at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 18:24:14 CEST 2006

On 3/24/06, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 12:33 PM 3/24/2006 -0500, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> >At 09:23 AM 3/24/2006 -0500, Mars wrote:
> > >The new egg file definiton is used to open the egg in the install directory.
> > >However, the egg that the install script finds there is a copy of the
> > >orginal temporary egg file, and the old file offsets do not match the new
> > >definition.  Thus a ZipImportError is raised.
> >
> >It sounds like easy_install needs to clear the zipimport directory cache,
> >or at least remove any entry corresponding to the file it's installing, in
> >the case where it's overwriting an existing file.
> >
> >As for the SOURCES.txt problem, it seems to be a quirk of the way the
> >distutils FileList class works, such that if a file doesn't exist before
> >SOURCES.txt is built, it doesn't end up listed in SOURCES.txt.  So, I'll
> >have to add a workaround for that as well.
> >
> >Thanks for taking the time to follow up on this.
> By the way, both of these problems should now be fixed in setuptools
> SVN.  Let me know if you have any further problems.  Thanks.

The error is fixed as of setuptools version 0.6a11dev_r43297.  Thanks!


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