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Re: python packaging, egg-info file vs. directory



2008/4/15, Toshio Kuratomi <a badger gmail com>:
>  Maybe the Guidelines need rewording.  Can you point at something in the
> Guidelines that could be improved to show that using setuptools to add eggs
> in F7/F8 is optional?  (All packages must handle the egg files in F9+ and
> they must handle eggs created by packages which use setuptools normally.
> The optional part is when adding eggs to a package which doesn't provide
> them on its own.)

Why do you consider it optional?

The point was, that software like Trac depends on eggs to find its
needed libraries. Creating them should therefore not be optional, even
for older fedora releases.

- Thomas



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