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

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Sep 12 20:53:05 CEST 2006

At 09:10 AM 9/12/2006 +0200, Anton Müller wrote:
>Hi, I would like to know if I can use EasyInstall to *download only* an 
>egg file+ all its dependencies in a folder. Concrete example: I would like 
>to download TurboGears egg and all other eggs it needs but without 
>installing it at once. I didn't find a switch (the editable option was not 
>what I needed). Is there some hint or: - do I need to use a 
>downloadmanager (I did it last time    but you have to filter out manually 
>what you dont want    because on the TurboGears downloadpage there are all 
>old beta's    too ... and some eggs are missing here ...) - do I have to 
>write myself a python script analysing the egg header    and and and 
>(perhaps it exist already??) A small advice would be nice :-)


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