[Distutils] Releasing eggs as .tar.gz with setuptools or zc.buildout

Baiju M mbaiju at zeomega.com
Wed Mar 24 17:48:04 CET 2010

On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 10:10 PM, Fred Drake <fdrake at acm.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 12:22 PM, Baiju M <mbaiju at zeomega.com> wrote:
>> May be this will be useful:
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/zc.sourcerelease
> It sounds to me like Martin's problem isn't getting source releases,
> but in deploying them on systems without compilers and other tools.
> What we're doing at Zope Corporation is building source releases
> (using zc.sourcerelease as Baiju suggested), and then building
> packages that the system package management tools can use from those
> source releases.  (In our case the packages are RPMs, but it could be
> anything.)

Can you give some pointer how you are creating RPMs for
the binary eggs (eg:- zope.interface ) Any tool available ?
These RPMs are for entire buildout or individual eggs ?

Baiju M

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