[Distutils] Are egg files needed when building/installing via --root?
zooko at zooko.com
Sat Nov 29 14:17:03 CET 2008
On Nov 28, 2008, at 21:22 PM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> This has already happened to at least one Linux distribution that
> I'm aware of; they had been stripping out the .egg-info and it then
> caused more problems for their users than it was worth.
I'm aware of three linux distributions that used to strip out .egg-
info files and then changes their policy and now leave them
unmolested: Fedora, Debian and Ubuntu.
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