[Distutils] Having a Python package install itself under a different name

cool-RR cool-rr at cool-rr.com
Fri May 28 20:31:13 CEST 2010

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 8:23 PM, Lennart Regebro <regebro at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 20:17, cool-RR <cool-rr at cool-rr.com> wrote:
> > As P.J. said, the package will have the same name `garlicsim` in both
> > versions, but the name on PyPI of the Python 3 version will be
> > `garlicsim_py3`.
> Ah, OK, I misunderstood there, i thought you meant the other way around.
> > Funny you mention it just now. Python 3 is just giving me an obscure
> problem
> > that I (a) don't know how to solve and (b) seriously doubt any 2to3
> > algorithm will handle.
> If has nothing to do with conversion at all. If you can solve it
> (which I hope you can't) it's going to work 2to3 or no 2to3. But
> hopefully you just find a way to *not* pickle methods. :-)

That's easy to say when it's someone else's problem and not yours. I know
that pickling methods sounds wrong.

If you'll want details on why I want to pickle modules I'll be happy to
share, though probably off-list as it will probably not be very interesting
to the members of this list.

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