[Distutils] pypi and easy_install

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Dec 20 05:59:19 CET 2007

At 04:47 AM 12/20/2007 +0100, Giampaolo Rodola' wrote:
>You're right, the setup.py included in the tarball reports an invalid
>download url.

That's not what I said at all.

>I fixed the issue in setup.py and used "setup.py register" for
>uploading the new package on pypi again.
>As you can see from here:
>...now the download url is correct, but the problem still remains. :-\

Please read my previous message again, and you will see the answer to 
your question.  easy_install can only install files that were 
generated using the distutils; it does not support arbitrarily-named 
archives with arbitrary contents.

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