[Build-common-hackers] Bug#507966: CDBS should cleanup .egg-info directories

Greg Price price at MIT.EDU
Thu Oct 8 03:05:24 UTC 2009

[Missed 507966 at b.d.o in my first reply, apologies for dupes.]
# reopen 507966 =
# thanks

Forgive me if I'm mistaken, but I believe this reply was intended for
a different bug.  Your salutation appears to be for someone not named
previously on bug #507966.

Agreed that it's sometimes worthwhile to support eggs.  This patch
would make it slightly cleaner for CDBS packages to do so.


> Coin,
> In fact, the Python team people decided to allow using eggs, for  
> development reasons for exemple, even if it is not officially  
> supported in Debian. It makes sense not to forbid such usage, even it  
> not recommended. You should really follow the recommandations on the  
> following page:
>   http://wiki.debian.org/DebianPythonFAQ#Pythoneggs
> There is no reason to go against such decision, but you're welcome to  
> discuss it on the Python team mailing-list, and ask us to reconsider  
> this bug if a consensus is reached. Until then, i consider this not a  
> bug.
> Regards.
> -- 
> Marc Dequènes (Duck)

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