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

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Mon Jan 23 19:52:00 CET 2006


On Jan 23, 2006, at 9:23 AM, Christopher Barker wrote:

> Ronald Oussoren wrote:
>> BTW2. This reminds me of the old PackageManager, Jack's plan about it
>> was to  provide a list of easy-to-install packages that are known  
>> to work on
>> OSX. Much can, and has, been said about the actual implementation,  
>> but the idea
>> is a good one.
>
> Exactly. The problem with it was the same as with many other  
> efforts to
> do this kind of thing for python: the effort was put into building the
> infrastructure, rather than building the packages. We need to make  
> it as
> easy as possible to build the packages themselves, and and easy way  
> for
> them to contribute them to somewhere people can find them.
>
> Really, downloading a mpkg from pythonmac.org and double clicking  
> on it
> really is easy enough. All we need is an easy way to populate it.

Eggs and Cheese Shop already have that problem way solved.

python setup.py register sdist bdist_egg upload -s

That will register your package on Cheese Shop, build the egg and  
source distro, and upload it to Cheese Shop with GPG signatures.

-bob




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