On Mar 13, 2007, at 11:35 AM, Martijn Faassen wrote:
Jim Fulton wrote:
Platform dependent distributions are *not* portable. They can
depend on system settings, such as Python Unicode size and library
locations. This can cause major annoyance and breakage when
people automatically download these with easy_install or zc.buildout.
Yeah, the unicode issue in particular is major suckage in the egg
infrastructure. It'd be nice if eggs could distinguish between
Python version by compilation option.
I think it's a losing battle. Unicode size is just one example.
Library locations ca be another. There are probably others.
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