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

Martin Raspaud martin.raspaud at smhi.se
Thu Mar 25 08:22:43 CET 2010


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Fred Drake skrev:
> 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.

That is it exactly.
Ideally, the zc recipe I'm looking for would install the egg or develop egg to a
given directory, then tarball this directory.


> 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.)

> But the zc.sourcerelease releases are a good starting point for that
> since the dependency packaging and management is handled for you.

I will check it out.

Thanks !
Martin
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