[Distutils] Force easy_install to use .tar.gz (sdist) instead of bdist/bdist_egg

Hugo Lopes Tavares hltbra at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 16:27:05 CEST 2010


Pip always installs from source, but I don't know how you could add
this behavior to zc.buildout.

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 3:23 PM, P.J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> At 10:45 AM 7/28/2010 +0200, Hartmut Goebel wrote:
>>
>> Am 27.07.2010 22:38, schrieb P.J. Eby:
>>
>> > "easy_install -eb tmpdir requirement" will download and unpack source
>> > (or check out from svn:) to tmpdir/projectname (with projectname in
>> > all-lowercase).
>>
>> Unfortunately this does not install from source.
>
> "easy_install -eb tmpdir requirement && easy_install
> tmpdir/projectnameinalllowercase" will, though.  (As will "easy_install -eb
> tmpdir requirement && cd tmpdir/projectnamelower && python setup.py
> install", though this latter choice may or may not do an egg-based install.)
>
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