[Pythonmac-SIG] Mac Python and eggs...

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Fri Jan 20 03:04:41 CET 2006

On Jan 19, 2006, at 5:02 PM, Christopher Barker wrote:

> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> I'd like to see eggs used for everything that can be distributed  
>> as  an
>> egg... but as Ronald says, mpkgs still have their place for  packages
>> that need to install Other Stuff, and as a transitional  means.
> Can you put an egg in a mpkg?

Not yet.

>> There's no good reason to prefer eggs on pythonmac.org.
> I don't quite follow. Are you suggesting that we don't put any eggs on
> pythonmac? If so, then we do put non-egg packages there? I am  
> concerned
> that that will just confuse the users more. I'd really like to be able
> to tell people: go to this place, and all available packages for  
> Python
> on OS-X are there.

We could mine Cheese Shop and list the pure python packages, the  
packages that have Mac OS X eggs, and the mpkgs.


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