[pylucene-dev] building a PyLucene binary release for Windows
vajda at osafoundation.org
Thu Mar 27 15:18:27 PDT 2008
On Mar 27, 2008, at 11:48, Bill Janssen <janssen at parc.com> wrote:
>> About --bdist, note that this flag wasn't indispensable since --
>> install is
>> getting a distribution egg made as well in the 'dist' directory. All
>> --install seems to be doing in addition to --bdist is install this
>> Please note that this distribution egg is a .zip archive that must be
>> installed via setuptools' easy_install script.
> I thought setuptools distinguished between "bdist" and "bdist_egg"?
Yes, as stated in README, if setuptools is present, --bdist translates
> Both zip files, but bdist_egg is different somehow? I don't plan to
> require setuptools on my target machines; instead, my installer just
> unpacks the files in site-packages on the target machine.
From what I can see as a result on my mac, a distutils bdist archive
is not so useful. setuptools is your friend.
You can force the use of distutils over setuptools by using --use-
distutils with jcc.
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