I've noticed a few times now where a python package unexpectedly
produces an egg-info file instead of a directory. This is particularly
troubling in light of rpm's inability to replace a directory with a file:
This seems to come about in the case of a project using distutils with
/usr/lib64/python3.7/distutils/dist.py:274: UserWarning: Unknown
distribution option: 'python_requires'
In the case of pkgconfig, this appears to be coming about due to the use
of "poetry" which seems to incorrectly be using distutils instead of
In any case - please be careful with changing egg-info format - and do
use ....egg-info/ in your specs to ensure that the format is a
directory as expected.
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