[Distutils] Python version in egg name

Carl Meyer carl at oddbird.net
Thu Feb 3 17:28:06 CET 2011

On 02/03/2011 11:24 AM, Matt Chaput wrote:
> Can people still use easy_install/pip to install it if it's not an egg?

Yes. In fact, pip can only install from source distributions.

A source .tar.gz is the most broadly-compatible distribution format
available, unless your package includes compiled extensions and you're
targeting a platform where compilation is problematic (i.e. Windows).


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