[Distutils] get name of built egg
andrea.crotti.0 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 23:57:14 CET 2012
On 03/16/2012 05:37 PM, PJ Eby wrote:
> On Mar 16, 2012 10:42 AM, "Andrea Crotti" <andrea.crotti.0 at gmail.com
> <mailto:andrea.crotti.0 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > Given the setuptools magic done by
> > python setup.py bdist_egg
> > is there a way to find out what will be the name of the final egg file?
> > It would be really useful to know for me and I can't find any option
> > to tell bdist_egg to let me know where it will write..
> If you just want the file accessible by a script or some larger build
> process that's invoking the setup script, the easiest way to do it is
> to specify an empty output directory for the distribution to be built
> in, instead of 'dist/'. Then, there will only be one file in that
> directory after running bdist_egg: the egg file.
> (If you meant some other scenario, then you'll need to explain in more
> detail what you want.)
That would be the scenario yes, but it's quite a lame solution imho :/
I mean setuptools generates the name of this file somehow while building
the egg file,
is that impossible to retrieve it before or after actually creating it?
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