USE_PYDISTUTILS and easy_install

wen heping wenheping at
Sun Apr 24 12:34:45 UTC 2011

2011/4/24 Romain Garbage <romain.garbage at>:
> Hello list,
> I'm currently trying to create my first port. The program to port is
> python-based and the contains an install_requires directive.
> I was wondering if dependencies could be triggered by the
> file by just putting USE_PYDISTUTILS=easy_install in the Makefile, or
> do I have to use RUN_DEPENDS and BUILD_DEPENDS variables?

USE_PYDISTUTILS=easy_install only make port depend on python and
setuptools. If your ports depends other python package, you should use

I would be glad to test it if you send your shar file of the new port.


> I searched for ports using USE_PYDISTUTILS=easy_install, but all I
> have looked into also use RUN_DEPENDS and BUILD_DEPENDS.
> Regards,
> Romain
> _______________________________________________
> freebsd-ports at mailing list
> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-ports-unsubscribe at"

More information about the freebsd-ports mailing list