[Image-SIG] Some issue with easy_install and PIL/Imaging

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Sep 30 18:24:44 CEST 2009

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 3:49 PM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
>> Klein Stéphane wrote:
>>> Resume :
>>> 1. first question : why PIL package in "pypi" don't work ?
>> Because Fred Lundh have his package distributions unfortunate names that
>> setuptools doesn't like...
> It used to support this, but no longer does.  To me, that says more
> about the state of setuptools than it does about the state of PIL,
> which has been using the same naming convention for 15 years.

Yep, but it is now in the minority, and consistency in package naming is 
always good.

Would there be any problems for you in naming the distribution in a 
setuptools-friendly way from the next point release?



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