[openstack-dev] [pbr] support for 'python setup.py install'

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Sat Apr 25 13:00:30 UTC 2015

On 04/24/2015 08:12 PM, Robert Collins wrote:
> In our pbr integration tests we ensure that 'python setup.py install'
> works, as well as ensuring that 'pip install' works. But see
> http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/2013-September/015525.html
> - for the last 18 months in pbr we've treated complains that setup.py
> install fails as a reason to say 'use pip install .'.
> I'd like to make that a little more official:
>  - put it in our docs
>  - stop testing python setup.py install.
> This would relegate setup.py to building, not installation, which is
> what its intended to be these days.
> Thoughts?


python setup.py install is completely unsupportable.

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