[Distutils] Bad tracebacks from packages installed using setuptools

zooko zooko at zooko.com
Mon May 12 19:23:00 CEST 2008

On May 12, 2008, at 10:16 AM, Andreas Klöckner wrote:

> - 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.

http://allmydata.org/trac/setuptools/ticket/4 # (when considering  
whether to zip, err on the side of safety rather than performance)

> - 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
> above)

http://allmydata.org/trac/setuptools/ticket/3 # (setuptools invokes  
system-wide setuptools instead of local setuptools, possibly due to  
interference from nevow)

Both of these tickets (as all tickets in http://allmydata.org/trac/ 
setuptools ) ought to be migrated to the new, official setuptools  
issue tracker at http://bugs.python.org/setuptools/ .



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