[Product-Developers] Using development eggs

Martijn Pieters mj at zopatista.com
Fri Nov 21 11:49:15 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 12:33, Jean Jordaan <jean.jordaan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 5:59 PM, Gilles Lenfant
> <gilles.lenfant at ingeniweb.com> wrote:
>> Yes, I dunno if it's a bug or a feature, you must "[sudo] python
>> setup.py develop" on such eggs.
> It looks like this happens automatically if you identify the package
> in both 'eggs' and 'develop-eggs' (as per Martijn's response to my
> other message).

Note that the option is called 'develop', not 'develop-eggs'. The
latter is merely the name of the directory where the egg links for
eggs under development are managed.

Martijn Pieters

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