[Distutils] Role of setuptools and eggs in "modern" distributing...

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Dec 30 23:37:11 CET 2014

On Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:36:36 -0800
Chris Barker <chris.barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
> So far, we've been doing mostly pip and struggling with build our own for
> the ugly scientific stuff (whoo hoo, fun with HDF and netcdf, and GDAL,
> and....). But at the end of all this we'd like to be able to distribute and
> make it easy on end users to use our tools.
> I figure we we'll do one (or both) of:
> - providing a custom "wheel house" with our packages and the dependencies
> that are hard to come by
> - provide a binstar channel with conda packages of all the same stuff but a
> totally different set of "other" packages.
> At the moment, I'm working on making conda packages, which brings me to my
> questions.

Note you can use pip inside conda environments, which works quite well
at least for pure Python packages (start with "conda install pip").



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