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Chris Withers wrote:
> Hanno Schlichting wrote:
>>> The confusion surrounding PIL almost makes me want to write some sort of 
>>> ├╝ber
>>> document listing the orginal problem along with all the various 
>>> hack-arounds.
>> Both of these show you the exact problem the official distribution has
>> with setuptools. It uses a package name of '', 
> 
> How'd you figure that?
> 
> Line 48 and 480 of PIL 1.1.7's setup.py would suggest it uses a package 
> name of "PIL"...
> 
>> As this is a repackaging of a specific version of PIL, it needs to be
>> done again for each new release. So far we only had a repackaging of
>> the 1.1.6 version, I contributed one for 1.1.7 now.
> 
> I would hazard a guess that none of the above are needed anymore ;-)

You would be wrong, as you would know if you had tried running the
effbot's packages inside an eggified environment:  he is actively
hostile to changes which would make this all go away, which leaves us
with the necessity of forking his release.


Tres.
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