[Distutils] dependencies, pip and non-PyPI-hosted packages

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Sat Apr 23 00:49:54 CEST 2011

On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 5:54 PM, Carl Meyer <carl at oddbird.net> wrote:
> Hi Ernesto,
> On 04/22/2011 11:34 AM, Ernesto Posse wrote:
>> Thanks. I have another question. Now that I'm using distribute, pip
>> handles the requirements correctly, but if I install with:
>> python setup.py install
>> the dependencies are not installed. This is a bit perplexing.
> This is just how it is. "python setup.py install" installs the package
> in question. Installer tools like pip or easy_install handle
> dependencies. If you want dependencies handled automatically, your users
> will need to use pip or easy_install.

Or zc.buildout. :)


Jim Fulton

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