[Distutils] Bad tracebacks from packages installed using setuptools

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon May 12 19:08:39 CEST 2008

At 12:16 PM 5/12/2008 -0400, Andreas Klöckner wrote:
>At least two things are bad here:
>- Some source files refer to their relative location in the build 
>directory of
>their *own* package. Unsurprisingly, this is not found when an exception
>occurs in user code that does not live in the package's base directory.
>- Whenever a file name is __init__.py, the PIL __init__.py gets picked up
>instead of the corect file name. (nothing uses PIL in what generated the
>What can I do to fix this? (setuptools 0.6c8 on 2.5)

The first can only be fixed by installing files unzipped; the second 
I've never seen before and have no idea about.

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