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Can't install ka-lite with setuptools >= 30.0.0 #5352
setuptools 30.0.0 (and above) refuses to install a module which specifies full paths for its data files, which ka-lite does.
This fails with all releases of ka-lite uploaded to Pypi.
I reproduced it on Debian Jessie and Fedora 24, but that doesn't matter.
The problem is with setuptools >= 30.0.0
How to reproduce
In a virtual environment:
Real-life consequences (anything community should be aware, for instance how it affects your deployment)
This makes it impossible to install ka-lite in an environment with a recent setuptools.
For example, just creating a virtual environment with a recent
Well, I feel sort of proud that I already anticipated this development :)
The reason is that the concept of
In 0.17, we don't use them anymore.
So you could run the new beta:
Other than that, this is fixed in #5285