Some issue with easy_install and PIL/Imaging

Klein Stéphane stephane at
Mon Sep 28 21:20:00 CEST 2009

Fredrik Lundh a écrit :
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 3:49 PM, Chris Withers <chris at> wrote:
>> Klein Stéphane wrote:
>>> Resume :
>>> 1. first question : why PIL package in "pypi" don't work ?
>> Because Fred Lundh have his package distributions unfortunate names that
>> setuptools doesn't like...
> It used to support this, but no longer does.  To me, that says more
> about the state of setuptools than it does about the state of PIL,
> which has been using the same naming convention for 15 years.

Ok, and what can we do ?

Is a setuptools issue ?

Can distribute ( setuptools fork) fix this issue easily ?


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