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FS#43677 - [python2-setuptools] add symlink to easy_install2

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Marcy Latham (sexyshortages) - Monday, 02 February 2015, 19:42 GMT
Last edited by Eli Schwartz (eschwartz) - Wednesday, 09 August 2017, 03:59 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Angel Velasquez (angvp)
Felix Yan (felixonmars)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



It would be nice if we could symlink easy_install-2.7 to easy_install2 (as it is known from pip [1]) with e.g.

sudo ln -s "${pkgdir}/usr/bin/easy_install-2.7" "/usr/bin/easy_install2"

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Closed by  Eli Schwartz (eschwartz)
Wednesday, 09 August 2017, 03:59 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Additional comments about closing:  no good reason to do this ourselves
Comment by Felix Yan (felixonmars) - Tuesday, 03 February 2015, 06:01 GMT
I would suggest to do this upstream if there isn't a strong reason to do it ourselves.