[Python-Dev] eggs now mandatory for pypi?
olemis at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 16:07:52 CEST 2009
On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 6:26 AM, Jens W. Klein <jens at bluedynamics.com> wrote:
> Am Montag, den 05.10.2009, 13:07 +0200 schrieb Christian Heimes:
>> Fredrik Lundh wrote:
>> > Oh, it was just yet another Zope developer behaving like an ass. Why
>> > am I not surprised?
>> > On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Fredrik Lundh <fredrik at pythonware.com> wrote:
>> >> it's reviews like this that makes me wonder if releasing open source is
>> >> a good idea:
Peace for the world brothers . Lots of yoga, meditation, tai-chi ...
and tons of FOSS
>> >> no egg - worst seen ever, remove it from pypi or provide an egg
>> >> (jensens, 2009-10-05, 0 points)
> Note-to-self: Never post when
> angry about some $whatever.
e.g. I don't do it either when I'm drunk or thinking about Britney ;o)
> And as far as I understand PIL is not the
> problem, but the packaging/ setuptools.
well I just mentioned few times before (and J. P. Eby said something
too, many times actually ;o) that setuptools solved a crucial problem
that was unsolved when it was released
> For the records: PIL is a great
> piece of software and I dont want to miss it.
Yes, and the fact is that without setuptools many other wonderful
(commands | libs | frameworks | apps | software) would be in the
darkness. I mention some of them :
- setuptools `test` command
- ... and here fuel is over ... there are a lot believe me ;o)
the "small" price to pay is that there are a few annoying
implementation details in there ...
> I hope in future we have a packaging-tool solving those problems.
... or OTOH that some time is needed to improve it ;o) but considering
the benefits ...
Besides you could use
$ easy_install -Z eggs_are_awesome.egg
and the package will be installed directly in the file system ( modify
.pth + PYTHONPATH if desired ;o).
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