[Distutils] Cheesecake service

Michał Kwiatkowski constant.beta at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 03:35:50 CET 2007

On 2/14/07, Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com> wrote:
> Looks like it's in there, but two links away, and the installation logs
> specifically are buried in the rest of the logs.  Also the logs are
> served up as a Python script or something, not text/plain.  Ideally the
> logs would be HTML with anchors, and then you could just add a link on
> the easy_installability to package_log_uri#installability.

OK, logs are now served as HTML pages. Easy_installability page links
directly to certain parts of log files.

I have a question concerning some of the failing packages. As an
example let's take DisplayShelf 1.0. Cheesecake fails to install it,
because in its setup.py it imports "turbogears.finddata", which isn't
installed on pybots.org. Log file for DisplayShelf is here:
. Package has defined "TurboGears" in "install_requires", but is using
import that will only be working if TurboGears is already there. In
fact, whole setup.py is unusable, because it simply fails to run on
systems without TurboGears. Where is the problem and how it can be


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