[Distutils] How to make an egg easy_installable ?

David Cournapeau david at ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Tue Jan 29 04:48:36 CET 2008

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> Precisely how did you make it?  I downloaded it, and there are some 
> peculiarities, not the least of which is that the EGG-INFO directory 
> is named "egg-info" (lowercase) instead.
I simply used the bdist_egg command from setuptools. I rebuilt an egg 
from my last version (0.3.4), and when unzipping it, I have EGG-INFO 
directory this time. How does easy_install decide where to look for 
packages ?



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