[Distutils] easy_install with post-install script

Lacko Roman rlacko at gratex.com
Tue Sep 28 09:24:11 CEST 2010


> >
> > > Add a script to your package that performs the installation step
> > (or an option
> > > to an existing script), and then ask the user to run it after the
> > install is
> > > complete.
> >Yes this is how I resolved the problem before
> >
> > > (No, there's no automated way.)
> >Do You plan to support this in future ?
> 
> I don't have a specific plan, but am open to finding ways to do it.  Those ways,
> however, need to allow users to know what the post-install operations are
> doing/going to do (with explicit user consent), along with having uninstall
> capabilities.

I have found bdist_wininst very usefull, it has adequate support for uninstall and post-install scripts. Also pip supports package uninstallation.


> >Thanks
> >-Roman
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: P.J. Eby [mailto:pje at telecommunity.com]
> > > Sent: Monday, September 27, 2010 4:33 PM
> > > To: Lacko Roman; distutils-sig at python.org
> > > Subject: Re: [Distutils] easy_install with post-install script
> > >
> > > At 10:41 AM 9/27/2010 +0200, Lacko Roman wrote:
> > > >Hi,
> > > >
> > > >Is there some way to run some post-install script when installing
> > > >the python package with easy_install ?
> > > >I need to create some files in folder where the python interpreter
> > > >is
> > > located.
> > > >BTW It is possible with bdist_wininst, because it support post
> > > >installation scripts, but not with easy_install.
> > >
> > > Add a script to your package that performs the installation step
> > (or an option
> > > to an existing script), and then ask the user to run it after the
> > install is
> > > complete.
> > >
> > > (No, there's no automated way.)



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