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Title: Shell Support for installation of Python Packages (.EGG)
Type: enhancement Stage:
Components: Distutils, Installation, Windows Versions: Python 3.2, Python 2.7
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Status: closed Resolution: rejected
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: tarek Nosy List: djlyon, tarek
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2009-10-28 05:27 by djlyon, last changed 2009-10-28 10:30 by tarek. This issue is now closed.

Messages (2)
msg94600 - (view) Author: David Lyon (djlyon) Date: 2009-10-28 05:27
Under Windows, it would be very handy to have shell support for
installing .EGG packages.

To implement this would require the addition of some registry keys into
the cpython installation to associate the .EGG extension as being a
python package.

Then a new script would be assigned to process the .EGG file if called
from explorer.

This would provide the user with the ability to easily install packages
from web sites such as pypi.
msg94624 - (view) Author: Tarek Ziadé (tarek) * (Python committer) Date: 2009-10-28 10:30
The .egg format and easy_install are not part of by Distutils.

You can try to propose your .egg shell support to Pip, Distribute 0.6.x
or Setuptools 0.6x projects.
History
Date User Action Args
2009-10-28 10:30:09tareksetstatus: open -> closed
2009-10-28 10:30:01tareksetresolution: rejected
messages: + msg94624
2009-10-28 09:35:45pitrousetpriority: normal
nosy: + tarek

components: + Distutils, - Demos and Tools
assignee: tarek
2009-10-28 06:13:05loewissetversions: - Python 2.6, Python 2.5, Python 2.4, Python 3.0, Python 3.1
2009-10-28 05:27:20djlyoncreate