[egenix-users] mxODBC on Debian stable

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Mon Oct 22 14:43:36 CEST 2007

On 2007-10-22 13:24, Martijn Pieters wrote:
> On 10/22/07, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>>> Thanks Marc-André. If I run into problems, I'll use a local install of
>>> the latest version. Is mxDateTime available as an egg, perchance?
>> No, but it's available as prebuilt binary, which can be installed
>> in much the same way (and without all the sys.path fuzz that setuptools
>> requires):
>> http://www.egenix.com/products/python/mxBase/#Installation
>> which allows you to use the regular distutils install command
>> to do the installation, skipping the build step:
>> python setup.py build --skip install
> We don't mind the setuptools sys.path fuzz (it has it's advantages)
> and use buildout for our deployments, which takes most of the hassle
> out of repeatable deployments. This does mean I'll need to write a
> recipe for the mxBase package.
> Note that in my case it's not the compilation step that's the problem,
> it's having to use explicit steps to install the code, whilst just
> naming an egg in the buildout configuration would have been easier for
> me.

One of these days, we're going to add a way to build egg ZIP files
as well.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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