[Distutils] PEP for distutils

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org
Tue Sep 30 19:38:26 CEST 2008


On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 10:41:11AM -0500, Ian Bicking wrote:
>> There is nothing that I hate more than easy_install failing after having
>> half-installed a package because of a missing dependency. This is one of
>> the reasons I am never too happy when I have to run easy_install.
>
> FWIW, pyinstall can collect all the packages before installing any of them. 
>  You do have to download all packages, though, as that's the only way to 
> get the metadata.

Yes, I have seen that. I was very happy to witness the release of this
tool. Thank you.

Gaël


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