Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 468216
python-imaging does not provide egg information
Last modified: 2008-11-24 03:49:03 EST
The current RPM for python-imaging does not provide any egg information.
Upstream does not use setuptools but it is easily possible to enable the
generation of egg information in the RPM. See
Missing egg information may force a user to recompile python-imaging if he
needs to run software which uses setuptool's require mechanism and PIL is
Fixing the problem does not require any patches to the software itself. It does not change any code, it is just a packaging issue.
Created attachment 324343 [details]
Patch for spec file to resolve the issue
This should not be addressed in current RHEL5.
1. This is already fixed in rawhide and will be present in RHEL6.
2. This is *very* low priority.
3. We offer python-imaging only in RHEL5 client.
For these reasons I'm saying "no" to this.
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request. You may appeal
this decision by reopening this request.