[tahoe-dev] Build problems: using installed packages, and install failure

Jack Lloyd lloyd at randombit.net
Fri Jan 29 20:28:38 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 12:50:53PM -0700, Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn wrote:
> On Friday, 2010-01-29, at 11:21 , Jack Lloyd wrote:
> > pkg_resources.DistributionNotFound: Twisted
> Hm, pkg_resources (and the Tahoe-LAFS build tool) look for the  
> presence of a file that ends with ".egg-info" in order to tell if  
> Twisted is installed.  I see from this script that such a file is  
> created on Gentoo:

Aha. Thanks for the hint. Gentoo wants to be difficult:

$ python -c 'import pkg_resources;print pkg_resources.require("Twisted_Core")'
[Twisted-Core 8.2.0 (/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages)]

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