[Distutils] including a third party egg without "installing" it

Randall Smith randall at tnr.cc
Fri May 15 00:23:30 CEST 2009

P.J. Eby wrote:
> Yes.  Simply install your entire application as eggs and scripts in a 
> single directory (using "easy_install -maxd somedir myapp") and then 
> tarball and ship "somedir".  Less muss, less fuss, and no require().  
> (I.e., just declare your dependencies in setup.py)

So far, I like this.  I installed the script in the same directory (I 
passing "mad" to easy_install).

cd myapp/trunk
easy_install -mad ~/tmp/appdir --script-dir=~/tmp/appdir .



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