[Distutils] Python version in egg name

Matt Chaput matt at whoosh.ca
Thu Feb 3 17:24:59 CET 2011

On 03/02/2011 10:34 AM, Eric Smith wrote:
> I use source distributions (python setup.py sdist) and then distribute
> the resulting .tar.gz file. Since it's a source (not binary)
> distribution, it can potentially run with any version of Python.
> You see this a lot on PyPI, where the only thing uploaded is a .tar.gz
> file. See http://pypi.python.org/pypi/buildout.dumppickedversions/0.4,
> for example.

Can people still use easy_install/pip to install it if it's not an egg?



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