[PEAK] The breakup begins; egg snapshots now available

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Jul 13 12:25:25 EDT 2005

At 04:26 PM 7/13/2005 +0200, Ulrich Eck wrote:
>Hi Phillip,
>my first try to use easy_install.py failed - i didn't dig into the
>cause i don't have time for now. i just wanted to let you know that when
>i tried the following on my debian-linux (pyhton2.3) developer box:
># easy_install.py
>Processing pyhtmloo-0.7.tgz
>Running setup.py -q bdist_egg
>--dist-dir /tmp/easy_install-SBrVHV/egg-dist-tmp-RayRAv
>i get a traceback from setuptools that is attached.
>sorry that i can't help further for now, but i thought better know about
>a possible bug as
>when you don't.

Heh.  He's using a floating point value as his version argument to 
'setup()'.  Distutils apparently doesn't care, but setuptools does.  I'll 
have to change egg_info to convert the version to a string or Unicode or 
something.  That's rather amusing.

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