easy_install from svn

Stefan Behnel stefan.behnel-n05pAM at web.de
Tue Jun 19 21:13:13 CEST 2007


Rob Cowie wrote:
> I currently use easy_install to install packages from a custom,
> locally hosted package_index. The index consists of a single html doc
> with a list of package names and urls. All works well.
> 
> I would like to get a little more sophisticated and install a package
> from subversion.
> 
> My package is structured as described in the setuptools docs.
> 
> Simply pointing the url in my package index to svn://my/repo/package/trunk
> works, but I would like - and I get the impression it is possible - to
> be able to specify a revision number, or a tag and have that version
> installed.
> 
> Is it simply a case of appending a fragment to the url?
> Would anyone be so kind as to provide a working example?

This is how we do it for lxml:

http://cheeseshop.python.org/pypi/lxml/1.2.1

Stefan



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