[Distutils] `pysetup create`, but `pysetup run install_dist` - wtf?

Alexis Métaireau alexis at notmyidea.org
Tue May 29 12:23:26 CEST 2012

Le mar. 29 mai 2012 12:19:33 CEST, Alexis Métaireau a écrit :
> Le mar. 29 mai 2012 07:55:51 CEST, anatoly techtonik a écrit :
>> http://docs.python.org/dev/packaging/tutorial.html#running-commands
>> What's the point in using 'pysetup run install_dist' instead of just
>> 'pysetup install' ??
> They are two different commands which aren't doing the same thing. One
> installs the distribution, without dealing with its dependencies (the
> install_dist command) while the other fetches and deals with the
> dependencies.
> This probably should be stated more clearly in the tutorial, thanks
> for pointing this out.

I just created a bug requesting this: 
http://bugs.python.org/issue14949. I might take care of that later.

Thanks again,

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