It would be useful for end users to be able to install obs_* packages, such as obs_cfht or obs_subaru, via eups distrib install. This is particularly important if you need to install an obs_ package compatible with a given tagged version of lsst_apps.
Specifically, it would be very convenient for users to be able to do:
This is not currently possible: the installation of obs_cfht via EUPS fails.
In case it matters, there is more context in this community post: https://community.lsst.org/t/error-installing-obs-cfht-via-eups/1237.