[Distutils] easy_install and svn

Thomas Heller theller at ctypes.org
Thu Nov 9 10:21:43 CET 2006

Bob Ippolito schrieb:
> 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
> [...]

Cool.  I had tried something like
  easy_install -i http://svn.red-bean.com/bob/simplejson/trunk
or so, but it didn't work.

So, does it make sense to register even unreleased packages with pypi, with the 
svn url?


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