[Distutils] easy_install and svn

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Wed Nov 8 22:15:05 CET 2006

On 11/8/06, Thomas Heller <theller at ctypes.org> wrote:
> In the easy_install docs is mentioned (at the end):
>   Added subversion download support for svn: and svn+ URLs, as well as automatic recognition of HTTP subversion URLs
> How does this work?  Is it possible to install a package from an svn repository, when the repository resides
> (read-only) at an http: URL?

It works exactly as you'd expect..

$ easy_install http://svn.red-bean.com/bob/simplejson/trunk
Downloading http://svn.red-bean.com/bob/simplejson/trunk
Doing subversion checkout from
http://svn.red-bean.com/bob/simplejson/trunk to
Processing trunk
Running setup.py -q bdist_egg --dist-dir
Removing simplejson 1.4 from easy-install.pth file
Adding simplejson 1.4dev-r977 to easy-install.pth file

Installed /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.4/lib/python2.4/site-packages/simplejson-1.4dev_r977-py2.4.egg
Processing dependencies for simplejson==1.4dev-r977


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