[Distutils] HOwto download only egg's with setuptools/EasyInstall

Kevin Dangoor dangoor at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 13:18:56 CEST 2006

On Sep 12, 2006, at 3:10 AM, Anton Müller wrote:

> I would like to know if I can use EasyInstall
> to *download only* an egg file+ all its
> dependencies in a folder.

easy_install -zmaxd . TurboGears

(don't miss the "." after the d). This will unzip eggs that are not  
"zip safe".

If you look in the distutils-sig archive, I was asking about a better  
way to do this a couple days ago. It looks like some scripting is  
needed here.


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