[Chandler-dev] Use easy_install for some external modules?

bear bear at code-bear.com
Mon Oct 15 23:39:00 PDT 2007

Heikki Toivonen wrote:
> While being in the build land I started wondering if we should move to
> easy_install packages that we no longer need to patch. Would be easiest
> for pure Python modules, but we could make it work for those that need
> to be compiled as well.
> Of course, if we ever encountered a situation where we had to patch
> something, we could move such a module again into external. Or if it is
> a package we control, we can just upload a new version to cheeseshop.

I had made a first pass at this months ago, but that was before a lot of 
little fixes were made when Andi cleaned up plugins-as-eggs.

Now it makes complete sense to do this for pure-python modules and I've 
been noodling on it and was going to present something after 0.7.2 landed.

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