[Distutils] Dependency problems.

Ernesto Posse eposse at gmail.com
Mon Aug 22 21:03:50 CEST 2011

On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Maurits van Rees
<m.van.rees at zestsoftware.nl> wrote:
> Hello Mac,
> Op 19-08-11 15:43, Mac Ryan schreef:
>>        Also, another question out of scientific curiosity. On a
>> debian-based distro, if a python module is installed via PyPI, will it
>> be "seen" and handled by apt-get / synaptic as if it were installed
>> from a .deb package? In other words: would a user be able to execute
>> `apt-get remove xxxx` if xxxx has been installed with python
>> easy_install xxxx`?
> No, sorry, that won't work.  The two are completely separate.

If you are interested in packaging for debian, lookup "stdeb" on PyPI.
It will allow you to generate .deb packages which can be installed and
handled by apt-get/synaptic.

Ernesto Posse

Modelling and Analysis in Software Engineering
School of Computing
Queen's University - Kingston, Ontario, Canada

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