Signed zeros: is this a bug?

Jorge Godoy jgodoy at
Mon Mar 12 03:12:04 CET 2007

aleax at (Alex Martelli) writes:

> Incidentally (and I know you know that, Paul, but others interested in
> this thread might not) fast exact rational arithmetic (based on the LGPL
> library named GMP) is supplied, among other functionality, by module
> gmpy, currently found at (this version is
> more recent than the older one at sourceforce, which for some reason
> doesn't let me update things right any more).

For some reason setuptools isn't finding it:

jupiter:~ # easy_install gmpy
Searching for gmpy
No local packages or download links found for gmpy
error: Could not find suitable distribution for Requirement.parse('gmpy')

I believe that setuptools isn't ready to find packages on
yet... ;-)

Jorge Godoy      <jgodoy at>

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