[Distutils] Issue with (latest?) buildout and package name containing underscore

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 06:59:44 EST 2017

On 24 February 2017 at 11:54, Lele Gaifax <lele at metapensiero.it> wrote:
> Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com> writes:
>> On 24 February 2017 at 11:37, Lele Gaifax <lele at metapensiero.it> wrote:
>>> Can anyone shed some light on the problem? By what logic buildout used a
>>> different name for that particular package?
>> While I don't know anything about buildout, pyramid-tm is the
>> normalised version of pyramid_tm - see
>> https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0503/#normalized-names
> Oh, I see, thank you. Does that mean that the right thing I should do is
> always using such normalized names in my requirements.txt/versions.cfg?

I *think* it shouldn't matter. The problem will likely be with older
tools not normalising. So using normalised names throughout might help
such tools.

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