[TIP] Tox with protobuf package

Jamu Kakar jkakar at kakar.ca
Mon Jul 4 05:12:25 PDT 2011

Hi Laurens,

On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 12:43 PM, Laurens Van Houtven <_ at lvh.cc> wrote:
> tox just uses pip, for this to work there needs to be a way to get pip to do
> it, AFAICT the protobuf PyPI package is just broken in this regard.
> IMHO the PyPI package shouldn't contain non-Python things (that probably
> means "be the python/ directory"). This appears to be the way that debuntu
> does it to make protobuf installable.

That was my impression, too.  For now, installing the
'python-protobuf' Ubuntu package is a better workaround for me than
setting up a PyPI mirror.

> What I'd do is just set up a PyPI mirror that has custom packages :) (and
> file a bug report, of course)



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