[SciPy-user] [OT] advice about publishing a scientific software

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Mon Jul 16 08:01:41 CDT 2007


On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 03:04:15PM +0200, massimo sandal wrote:
> The sw still lacks an installer but 
> "installation" is braindead (provided that you have all the correct 
> dependencies): put all the files in the same directory and run "python 
> software.py" from where: do you think an installer is absolutely 
> necessary or it is OK to let it go this way, and add the installer later?

My 2 cents:

Use eggs for distribution. It just makes life so much easier for
everbody, its standard in the Python world, and it deals with
dependancies.

Gaël


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