[Distutils] setuptools problem?

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Feb 1 20:05:25 CET 2007

At 07:37 PM 2/1/2007 +0100, Thomas Heller wrote:
>I was trying to install yolk with
>c:\python25\python -m easy_install yolk
>(on Windows, as you can see).
>A yolk.py script is installed in c:\Python25\Scripts, but between each 
>source line
>there is an empty line.  In other words, line feeds are doubled each time.
>This leads to syntax errors because continuation lines don't work any longer.
>It seems easy_install gets the newlines wrong.

Yep, the problem was exclusive to "old-style" scripts, which yolk is using 
for some reason.  (It could just move yolk's main() function to yolklib and 
list in the the setup script's entry points.)

It's fixed it now in SVN.

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