[Python-Dev] PEP 365 (Adding the pkg_resources module)
Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven
asmodai at in-nomine.org
Fri Mar 21 13:54:02 CET 2008
-On [20080320 19:24], Steve Holden (steve at holdenweb.com) wrote:
>We need to stop protesting that our installation tools are easy enough
>and try to get behind the various platforms, be it with Windows
>installers, rpms, or other support. We probably aren't doing this
>because it's work nobody particularly relishes, and has relatively low
>visibility in the developer world. Non-developer Python programmers and
>end-users would thank us, though.
FreeBSD offers through install of Perl through its ports system a Perl
module called 'bsdpan' which registers every module as a package under
FreeBSD's package system.
Normally ports installs modules as p5-ModuleName, but now it becomes:
And from that point on I can use the pkg* tools.
Quite elegant in my opinion.
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