Stephan Richter wrote:
On Wednesday 26 September 2007 04:49, Christian Theune wrote:
The issue is that the eggs were released as ZIP files and for some
reason those don't work correctly with the data files.
I can reproduce the problem by creating the packages myself as ZIP files
(doesn't work) and then as tar files (does work).
Okay, thanks a lot for this research. So this is a problem that noone could
anticipate. Roger tried the eggs on his machine and they worked there.
Yes, this is really a weird setuptools bug. Apparently it can't properly
install package metadata from ZIP distributions on Linux and Mac.
So that's something we learned: We have to make tag.gz releases.
Yes. You can do this via
python setup.py sdist --format=gztar
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