[Fedora-packaging] Re: what policy for python egg files

Axel Thimm Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
Sat Dec 16 13:09:05 UTC 2006

On Fri, Dec 15, 2006 at 07:43:04PM -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "TK" == Toshio Kuratomi <a.badger at gmail.com> writes:
> TK> I think tibbs had the opposite viewpoint but I don't remember if
> TK> we got to a point where he decided it didn't matter or we came to
> TK> an agreement or just let it drop.
> I guess the point is that I can't figure out what additional value it
> adds, and in general it's bad to package up something that's
> completely needless.

egg is a packaging method that is orthogonal to what we use. Leaving
the eggs around may get users to start using egg-installation and get
files on the system unregistered by rpm.

Or not? If the above is correct eggs should even be banned just as
other non-native package formats are banned (debs or tarballs for
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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