[Distutils] [issue89] easy_install silently drop symlinks when auto-extracting tarball source distributions

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 22:51:41 CET 2009

2009/11/1 "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de>:
>> The Distutils-SIG mailing list is hosting several projects (4) which
>> all have their own trackers, and for some their own checking/bugs
>> mailing lists that receive these kind of automatic emails. This makes
>> it possible for the people that want to follow those warning e-mails
>> to register to those lists specifically. And for the others that are
>> registered here to get less emails.
>> Could you deactivate these automatic warning mails please?
> Hi Tarek,
> I have no real clue what you are talking about. The message you've
> copied is a roundup message from the setuptools tracker, not a warning
> message of some kind.

Yes, that's a warning from the setuptools tracker. I call that a
"warning" because
it warns you that someone added an issue in the tracker.

> What specific warning messages are you referring
> to, who is sending them, and why do you think it is within my power
> to make them stop?

Because you are the one who set it up some time ago as far as this message says:



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