[Distutils] Python version in egg name

Eric Smith eric at trueblade.com
Thu Feb 3 17:39:35 CET 2011


I use buildout, which uses setuptools/distribute. So for that, the answer is yes.  

"Matt Chaput" <matt at whoosh.ca> wrote:

>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?
>
>Thanks,
>
>Matt
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Eric.


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