[Distutils] Limitations install_requires?

Joshua Boverhof JRBoverhof at lbl.gov
Tue Oct 3 01:54:19 CEST 2006

There are a couple known problems with 4Suite-1.0rc[3,4] on MacOSX,  
so the 4Suite trouble I was having wasn't a setuptools problem.

I just tested this out on a Linux box and it works fine.


On Oct 1, 2006, at 6:55 PM, Jeremy Kloth wrote:

> On Sunday, October 1, 2006 7:45 pm, Joshua Boverhof wrote:
>> On Oct 1, 2006, at 5:49 PM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>>> At 04:50 PM 9/29/2006 -0700, Joshua Boverhof wrote:
>>>> I've had problems getting it to install these packages (python2.5,
>>>> setuptools 0.6c3):
>>>> packages with extensions fail:
>>>>         4Suite --
>> In any case, 4/5 of my dependencies are for one reason or another not
>> compatible with setuptools.  I'll ask them to change their ways, in
>> any I'm sure this battle will be easier to fight once setuptools is
>> part of the standard python distribution.  I thought was slated for
>> python2.5, but I've checked the release notes and I don't see mention
>> of its inclusion.
> 4Suite goes through great lengths to support setuptools.  What are the
> problems that you are having with it in regards to setuptools?   
> Python 2.5
> and setuptools works just fine with Linux, Mac OSX and Windows.  We  
> are
> getting *VERY* close to a final release and we would like to fix  
> any problems
> you are having .
> -- 
> Jeremy Kloth
> http://4suite.org/

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