[Distutils] bash completion files with easy_install
tkruse at willowgarage.com
Wed Mar 21 07:22:46 CET 2012
I am confused about how to provide bash completion files for users of a
program to be installed via setuptools.
I am working with Ubuntu Lucid mainly, and I have a setup.py like this:
And also a MANIFEST.in with this
as a workaround for this problem:
Now what happens in Ubuntu Lucid is that easy_install will fail with a
SandboxViolation for these files if I easy_install the software.
pip install however does not fail. I do not want to force users to use pip,
and I am not sure whether easy_install is doing the right thing in using a
Also i have no idea what will happen on windows machines, where no /etc
exists, and no bash exists neither.
So can somebody here tell me how I should approach this problem?
If anyone wants to reproduce, try this:
sudo easy_install -U rosinstall==0.6.9
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