Advice needed for Python packaging - can't find required library during installation

thebiggestbangtheory at gmail.com thebiggestbangtheory at gmail.com
Tue Feb 4 16:01:52 CET 2014


Thank you very much! :-)

On Monday, February 3, 2014 11:30:00 PM UTC-8, dieter wrote:
> thebiggestbangtheory at gmail.com writes:
> 
> 
> 
> > I am trying to package up a very simple python app. In my setup.py file I have a couple of lines that include the following:
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> >
> 
> > from setuptools import setup
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> >
> 
> > setup(
> 
> >         name='ban',
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> >         version='0.1',
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> >         packages=['ban',],
> 
> >         description='Python Distribution Utilities',
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> >         author='Ban',
> 
> >         author_email='ban at tbbt.com',
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> >         package_data={'ban': ['data/*.dat']},
> 
> >         long_description=open('README.txt').read(),
> 
> >         install_requires=['Google-Safe-Browsing-v2-Lookup'],
> 
> > )
> 
> > ...
> 
> > Processing dependencies for ban==0.1
> 
> > Searching for Google-Safe-Browsing-v2-Lookup
> 
> > Reading http://pypi.python.org/simple/Google-Safe-Browsing-v2-Lookup/
> 
> > No local packages or download links found for Google-Safe-Browsing-v2-Lookup
> 
> > error: Could not find suitable distribution for Requirement.parse('Google-Safe-Browsing-v2-Lookup')
> 
> > **************************
> 
> >
> 
> > Issue #1
> 
> >
> 
> > Apparently the setup script cannot find the package - Google-Safe-Browsing-v2-Lookup . However, I can install this package via pip. 
> 
> >
> 
> > What should I specify in the setup.py file instead of install_requires=['Google-Safe-Browsing-v2-Lookup'] so that the library is properly installed ?
> 
> 
> 
> I suppose that "setuptools" is confused by the "-" in the package
> 
> names together with these "-" being omitted in the uploaded file
> 
> (https://pypi.python.org/packages/source/G/Google-Safe-Browsing-v2-Lookup/Google%20Safe%20Browsing%20v2%20Lookup-0.1.0.tar.gz5").
> 
> 
> 
> If this supposition is correct, then you would either need to
> 
> contact the "setuptools" author (to get "setuptools" handle this case)
> 
> or the "Google Safe Browsing" author to get a filename more
> 
> in line with the package name.




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