[Biopython-dev] Missing directories with easy_install?

Peter biopython at maubp.freeserve.co.uk
Tue May 5 22:56:00 UTC 2009

On Tue, May 5, 2009 at 11:49 PM, Sebastian Bassi
<sbassi at clubdelarazon.org> wrote:
> When I install Biopython 1.5 (and previous versions too) using
> easy_install, it seems that docs, test and scripts directories are not
> installed (see here for a screenshot, panel at left is easy_install
> product while right panel is when I manually uncompress biopython
> tarball: http://www.genesdigitales.com/bioinfo/biopy.jpg).
> Is this expected or an oversight?

You'd have to ask Brad for an expert opinion, but I think this is
probably to be expected.  If you install from source, the only folders
copied to site-packages are Bio, BioSQL, and Martel.

See also this thread:


P.S. I assume you meant Biopython 1.50 and not 1.5 ;)

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