[PEAK] setuptools dependencies installed from os packages
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Tue Dec 20 11:37:54 EST 2005
At 06:23 PM 12/20/2005 +0200, alexander smishlajev wrote:
>Phillip J. Eby wrote, at 20.12.2005 18:13:
>>Argh. I know what's happening now. The older version of setuptools is
>>already imported when the setup script runs, so it regenerates the
>>entry_points.txt from the already-installed setuptools, thereby breaking
>>the new setuptools. :(
>>I'll start work on fixing that.
>sorry, i probably didn't express myself clear enough: i've managed to fix
>both problems and successfully built FormEncode installer with egg-info
>included. i just wanted to let you know that it wasn't straightforward.
I would describe it as "broken", since you should be able to upgrade
directly with ez_setup.py. I would appreciate it if you could verify the
fixes I just checked in, by removing the setuptools development eggs for
41761 and later versions, then using ez_setup.py to reinstall the dev
version while the older setuptools is in use.
>i fix that with this patch:
That fix isn't quite correct, at least not for Python 2.3, but I've added
something similar now. So, both problems should now be fixed in SVN.
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