[PEAK] setuptools dependencies installed from os packages

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Jul 31 14:39:48 EDT 2006

At 06:03 PM 7/27/2006 -0400, Python wrote:
>On Mon, 2005-12-19 at 13:11 -0500, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> > The current version of setuptools in SVN allows you to make a
> > bdist_wininst
> > of an egg.
> >
> > So, if you use these commands:
> >
> >      easy_install -eb. FormEncode
> >      cd formencode
> >      setup.py bdist_wininst
> >
>When I try to run
>         easy_install -eb. <package>
>I get lot's of grumbles about the installation directory.
>Specifying /tmp is rejected because it is not on the PYTHONPATH.  I can
>always run around and delete all the files out of a dummy install-
>directory.  However, I don't want to install anywhere.  Is there a way
>to say:
>         --download-only or --no-install
>I really just want to build RPM's.

Try "easy_install -meb. package".

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