[Distutils] SVN URLs in setuptools / EasyInstall?
Mike_Moerk at us.xyratex.com
Wed Jun 24 18:45:02 CEST 2009
I am trying to use setuptools and EasyInstall to handle dependency
management for me, using a local subversion server. The svn server uses
svnserve, not http. I have the following in my setup call:
install_requires = ["myModule"],
dependency_links = ["svn://myServer.myCompany.com/myModule"],
But setuptools does not like the svn:// URL. I get the following error:
Searching for myModule
Download error: unknown url type: svn -- Some packages may not be
I have also tried using find_links in the setup.cfg, rather than
dependency_links in the setup.py. I get the same result. Here is my
allow_hosts = *.myCompany.com
find_links = svn://myServer.myCompany.com/myModule
The release notes for EasyInstall 0.3a2 say that download support was
added for svn: URLs, which is what makes me think this is supposed to
Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong, or am I just
misinterpreting what the tool can do?
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