[Python-Dev] [Distutils] how to easily consume just the parts of eggs that are good for you

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux at normalesup.org
Wed Apr 9 10:00:16 CEST 2008

On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 12:41:32AM -0400, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> >The way to achieve a database for Python would be to provide tools for
> >conversion of eggs to rpms and debs,

> Such tools already exist, although the conversion takes place from 
> source distributions rather than egg distributions.

What is the status of the deb backend? The only one I know is unofficial
maintained by Andrew Straw, but my information my be lagging behind.

By the way, if these tools work well, they are priceless!



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