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

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Sat Apr 23 21:00:00 CEST 2011

At 04:54 PM 4/22/2011 -0500, Carl Meyer wrote:
>No, it is calling the distribute setup. If you look at how your package
>is installed, you'll find it in an egg - that's a sure sign of
>setuptools/distribute. It's just that "python setup.py install" does not
>handle dependencies, even with setuptools/distribute.

Uh, yes it does, actually.  (At least with setuptools, it does; don't 
know about distribute.)

Ernesto, does it work with the official setuptools?  (i.e., if you 
completely uninstall distribute and install setuptools instead)

If it doesn't work, you can file a bug at 
http://bugs.python.org/setuptools and I'll see what we can do to get 
your project fixed up.

(Just make sure you've *fully* uninstalled Distribute, and use 
ez_setup.py instead of distribute_setup.py, as Distribute does some 
patching that keeps setuptools from installing correctly.)

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