[Distutils] Package name != filename, and: Python version information

Samuel Abels newsgroups at debain.org
Tue Feb 20 08:52:52 CET 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-23 at 11:27 -0500, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> Setuptools fixes this, and various other problems with distribution 
> filenames.  Unfortunately, changing this behavior in the distutils would 
> result in backward incompatibilities for people who are relying on its 
> current behavior.

Thanks, I was not aware of setuptools.

Unfortunately, my script has to run on a hosted server where I can not
install this package. Is there any workaround that I could use?


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