[Distutils] setuptools, bdist_wininst and dependecies

Ionel Maries Cristian ionel.mc at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 18:16:39 CET 2008

however, i have another problem:
for example if i install a egg of a given package and then I install a newer
version using a .exe then i will have in site-packages:
and somehow example-0.1-py2.5.egg will take precedence and import example
will give me the old package

On Jan 14, 2008 5:48 PM, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:

> At 05:16 PM 1/14/2008 +0200, Ionel Maries Cristian wrote:
> >That is like scratching your right ear with your left hand.
> >Regardless, is this a bug or a missing feature?
> I don't really see it as either.  setuptools provides compatibility
> with bdist_wininst (both by installing them and being able to make
> them), but it doesn't magically turn them into something other than
> what they are.

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