[Distutils] SetupTools: The Case Of The Installed Egg

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sun Nov 19 20:11:41 CET 2006

At 12:41 PM 11/18/2006 -0500, Alexander Michael wrote:
>It looks like SetupTools now attempts to lower case everything, but
>doesn't in the case of an explicit install. Bug or feature?

Neither; it's a meaningless quirk caused by the fact that easy_install 
doesn't case-normalize egg paths supplied via the command line.  (Virtually 
everything else it does is with paths that are "absolutized" and 
case-normalized.)  It doesn't cause any problems, if that's what you're 

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