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Creating Source Distributions and Eggs


This page follows on from the Subversion Branch Management and Managing Python Distributions page.

Create A Source Distribution And Egg From The Tagged Version

The only thing left to do is to create a release of the source distribution and/or egg:

$ python sdist

This will create a version of the library tarred and gzipped under:


You can create a python egg using:

$ python bdist_egg

Which will create:


If desired the files under dist/ can be copied to the NDG repository at:

Which is served from From there, tools such as  Easy Install will be able to find, download and build them.