[Distutils] [issue24] Rename easy_install

Armin Ronacher setuptools at bugs.python.org
Fri Jun 13 13:59:11 CEST 2008

New submission from Armin Ronacher <armin.ronacher at active-4.com>:

Currently the egg installation script is called "easy_install".  I would propose
to rename it to something like "pyegg" or something similar.  Mainly because
"easy_install" is a very generic name and doesn't include anything related with
python in the name which causes confusion.

Additionally if easy_install gets an uninstallation feature the name is wrong too.

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nosy: aronacher
priority: wish
status: unread
title: Rename easy_install

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